It has been a pretty drama free life for former NBA star Lamar Odom since he left the Kardashian clan and stopped hitting the brothels. Odom escaped injury when gunfire erupted between his crew and another crew outside a Queens Hooters, reports are saying.
The 38-year-old ex of Khloé Kardashian was at an outdoor table of the Fresh Meadows Place eatery when members of his group got into beef with the another group at around 12:30 a.m. last Thursday.
Witnesses reported seeing a man from the other group pull out a handgun and fire several shots into the air before fleeing.
The good news is that no one was hit by any bullets, cops said, and Odom did not appear to be the intended target or involved in the dispute.
The retired NBA star posted a message on his Instagram about the scary incident.
“I want to let my fans know that I am OK. Thanks for your messages I will try to respond to as many fans I can,” he wrote.
“Just to share the ‘truth’ here with you all. I was near the scene when it just happened and not involved in any way! Thanks, Lamar Odom,” he added.
The South Jamaica, Queens native also earlier posted a photo of himself posing with family members in his birthplace.
“Thanks, Queens, I loved to be home for a bit spending time with my son, daughter and catching up with my childhood homies,” he wrote. “You guys will always be my HOME.”
“The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by self-reflection. – Thomas Paine,” he wrote in the caption.
Law enforcement sources told TMZ that police are searching for the shooter. At this point, no arrests have been made. The incident happened just days after Odom announced on Instagram that he is moving to China.
“Happy & proud to announce that I have a signed a global management contract with my new @NinetyPlusOfficial family,” he wrote in a since-deleted post along with an image of himself standing next to presumed business partners.
The company, according to its website, hosts concerts and music festivals and also manages intellectual property for entertainers.
Odom infamously was found unconscious at a Nevada brothel in November 2016. He fell into a coma for three days and eventually entered rehab for substance abuse in December 2016. He officially severed ties with Kloe Kardashian after seven years of marriage at the end of 2016.