(TMZ) - UPDATE: The rapper who cut his penis off and jumped off his balcony is Christ Bearer, a member of the rap group Northstar, according to TMZ. Members of the group who also live in the apartment building tell TMZ ... they were there early this morning when Christ Bearer suddenly -- without warning -- cut his penis off and jumped off the balcony. They say they were not on "any hard drugs that would cause him to do such a thing."
They add it all happened in a matter of seconds. But by the time they raced downstairs, Christ Bearer was already up and running around screaming incoherently.
A rapper affiliated with Wu-Tang Clan was rushed to the hospital early Wednesday after he cut off his penis and then jumped off a second story balcony in what police believe is a suicide attempt ... law enforcement sources tell TMZ.
Sources tell TMZ ... they were called to an apartment building in North Hollywood at around 1:00 AM and found Andre Johnson on the sidewalk critically injured.
TMZ reports Johnson was rushed by ambulance to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. It's unclear if doctor's are attempting to reattach Johnson's penis, according to TMZ.
Johnson is a rapper who was in a group founded by members of Wu-Tang Clan.
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