Rapper Bun B shoots masked intruder in his Houston home after wife held at gunpoint: cops

Rapper Bun B got into an intense shootout with a burglar who held his wife at gunpoint and nearly managed to make off with her luxury vehicle, Fox News has confirmed.

Houston Police told Fox News on Wednesday, Bun B, whose real name is Bernard Freeman, managed to thwart off the would-be burglar Tuesday evening around 5:45 PM after he heard a ruckus in the family’s garage where his wife’s Audi was parked and ran downstairs to investigate.

bun-b1DJ Snoop (L) and Bun B perform in concert during the inaugural Astroworld Festival at NRG Park on November 17, 2018 in Houston, Texas. (Getty)


“A female heard a knock at the door, and when she opened the door, she was confronted by a masked individual who demanded valuables from her,” police told us. “She then offered up her Audi – which was parked in the garage and while Bun B was upstairs, he hears the commotion and grabs a gun and heads downstairs.”

According to police, the Houston legend confronted the suspect, DeMonte Jackson, in the garage and the two men exchanged gunfire with Jackson managing to flee on foot, but not before he is shot.

Demonte-Jackson-Booking-PhotoDeMonte Jackson was charged with two counts of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon and one count of burglary after he broke into rapper Bun B’s Houston home and held his wife at gunpoint.


Police say Jackson later turned up at a Houston-area hospital with a gunshot wound to his shoulder and was positively identified in a lineup by Bun B.

Jackson was treated at the hospital and released into the custody of the jail. He is charged with two counts of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon and one count of burglary.

Bun-BHouston rap artist Bun B on the red carpet during the 2019 State Farm Chris Paul PBA Celebrity Invitational on January 17, 2019 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images for PBA)


Both Bun B and his wife were uninjured in the harrowing incident. The “Trill O.G.” rapper has long been a staple in Houston and the hip-hop community and is one half of the iconic rap duo UGK with the late rapper Pimp C.

Bun B’s attorney did not immediately return Fox News’ request for comment.

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Police Held Ving Rhames At Gunpoint In His Own Home After A Neighbor Told 911 ‘A Large Black Man’ Had Broken In

Ving Rhames’ famous face might have saved his life.

During an interview with The Clay Cane Show, Rhames revealed a police officer pointed a gun at him as he stood on his doorstep in Santa Monica, California.

The confession came after Cane asked the Mission Impossible star about his experiences with racism.

“I am sure you hear about all the reports of black men being attacked by police,” Cane asked Rhames.  “You are a big star, but how does racism show itself in your life?”

Rhames’ answer proves, despite his stardom, he still deals with the reality of being a black man in America.

“This happened this year. I am in my home, it was around 2:15 p.m. in the afternoon,” Rhames said. “I have a screen door and then I have a wooden door…. I’m in my house, I’m in a pair of basketball shorts only. I have two English bulldog puppies. I hear a noise in my backyard, but I’m thinking the puppies are just running around, and then I get a knock on the front door.”

When he opened the door, Rhames says he was staring down the barrel of a 9mm handgun. The man with the gun pointed at him, a police officer, was supported by several other officers, the chief of police and even a police dog.

“I open the door and there is a red dot pointed at my face from a 9-mm. They say put up your hands, literally.  I just walked and opened up the door….Then they said ‘open the front screen door.’ They say do it with one hand so then I have to do it with one hand. My hands are up and they have me outside,” Rhames says.

The chief of police recognized Rhames, and had the officers stand down. The officers revealed a neighbor called 911, telling the operator a “large black man” had broken into a home. When Rhames and the officers visited the person who made the call, that person denied it.

Rhames knows he was lucky, but the situation made him worry about his son.

“My problem is, as I said this to them, what if it was my son and he had a video game remote or something and you thought it was a gun?” Rhames asks.

Rhames isn’t the first public figure to have a frightening run-in with police. In May, NBA star Sterling Brown was seen being brutalized by police in a parking lot. The officer later joked about the incident on Facebook.

BREAKING: Safaree Robbed At Gun Point & Shares Traumatic Experience w/ Angie Martinez!

Just hours after being robbed at gunpoint by two men, Safaree Samuels sat down with Angie Martinez for a gut-wrenching and emotional interview about having a gun put to his head early Monday morning right outside his own home which happens to be in a gated community.

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