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R. Kelly Bodyguard Shoots Self by Accident

September 4, 2003

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) _ A bodyguard for R&B singer R. Kelly accidentally shot himself in the leg at a Marietta nightclub after being asked to remove the gun before entering the club.

Maceo Price, 32, of Covington, La., was escorting Kelly and Ronald ``Slim″ Williams, co-founder of Cash Money Records, into Vegas Nights on Saturday night, according to Marietta police.

Price was asked to remove the gun before entering the nightclub and it went off as he was taking it out of the holster, said police Officer Brian Marshall.

He was taken to WellStar Kennestone Hospital, where he was treated and released. Police don’t expect to file charges, Marshall said.

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