Brooklyn rapper "Pop Smoke" killed in L.A

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Brooklyn rapper "Pop Smoke" killed in L.A

Unread post by yoda100 » February 19th, 2020, 10:16 pm

"On February 19, 2020 shortly before 5:00am, a group of people, including one wearing a mask and armed with a handgun, burst into a posh Hollywood Hills home early Wednesday and fatally shot up and coming rapper Pop Smoke, police said. Los Angeles Police Department detectives were still trying to determine the motive of the attack. "There is alot of information available," said LAPD Capt Jonathan Tippet, "We have some work to do." Officers responded after someone calling from the east coast reported that several people had entered their friends home shortly before 5:00am, said LAPD Capt. Steve Lurie.

When officers arrived at the 2.5 million home in the 2000 block of hercules drive, they found the 20 year old rapper, whose legal name is Bashar Barakah Jackson with gunshot wounds. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Officers detained several people inside the house, but they were later released. At least four suspects fled the scene, and authorities say they have not been found. Investigators are aware that the rapper may have inadvertently posted an image with the home's address on social media. Pop Smoke also had ties to the "823 G Stone Crips gang", and detectives suspected the assailants were probably gang members.

The rappers death came days after his second mixtape, "Meet the Woo 2," debuted at No. 7 on the billboard top 200 list. His breakthrough mixtape, "Meet the Woo," released last year, has 280 million streams globally."

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Unread post by yoda100 » February 19th, 2020, 10:24 pm

Looks like his killers tracked him through social media, and got him, bro was only 20 years old, he didn't get to experience the full momentum of life yet, smh, rest in peace.

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