Cops are investigating Tekashi69 to perceive what, assuming any, part he played in the occasions paving the way to the endeavored shooting of Chief Keef ... TMZ has learned. Law requirement sources say NYPD needs to check whether Tekashi has any association with the 2 men who shot at Keef outside the W Hotel in Times Square. 6ix9ine was in L.A. at the season of the shooting, yet we're advised cops need to know whether he requested the hit.
We're told NYPD has 2 presumes in light of reconnaissance video, and know they stalked Keef the evening of the shooting - first appearing at China Chalet eatery where Keef was hanging downtown ... at that point hopping into a dim hued Ford Econovan.
In the wake of heading to midtown, we're told the speculates stopped the van around the square from the W and strolled to the inn to sit tight for Keef. At the point when the rapper strolled outside with a companion to smoke a cig, the suspects jumped. Keef and his companion heard shots and saw a gag streak.
As we announced ... the shooters missed, hitting just an adjacent sign. We're told the suspects fled in the van. Cops in the long run discovered it in Brooklyn.
Tekashi's denied any association. We connected with NYPD for official remark. So far ... no word back.