Fortune, 38, is a two-time Grammy Award-nominated gospel music recording artist, songwriter and producer. He also is a radio personality on 1190 AM WLIB in New York.
His team posted messages on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook to let everyone know that God spared his life. But his camp also asked for prayers for a speedy recovery.
At 7:30 am Thursday, Fortune posted the following statement to his Facebook fan page: "Family, I'm sore but I'm alive! Thank you so much for your prayers, love and support! I am so grateful! I'll be back soon, let's all love and forgive. Tomorrow is not promised. God Bless You All."