A NYPD Commander is reportedly being investigated for telling officers to shoot 50 Cent on sight

50 Cent learned about the investigation when it was reported by media.

February 17, 2019
A NYPD Commander is reportedly being investigated for telling officers to shoot 50 Cent on sight Curtis '50 cent' Jackson performs onstage during the Starz 'Power' The Fifth Season NYC Red Carpet Premiere Event & After Party on June 28, 2018 in New York City.   Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Starz Entertainment LLC

A NYPD Commander is reportedly being investigated for threatening the life of 50 Cent.

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According to The Hollywood Reporter, the NYPD has confirmed the comments of a Brooklyn precinct commander are under investigation. The commander reportedly told officers to shoot 50 Cent on sight during a roll call.

"The matter is under internal review," police told the publication.

Emanuel Gonzalez, who reportedly made the comments, has been with the NYPD for 30 years and remains on active duty.

50 Cent learned about the investigation after it was reported by the media. He tweeted that he is taking the reported threat "very seriously."

A NYPD Commander is reportedly being investigated for telling officers to shoot 50 Cent on sight