26-year-old fast-rising rapper FBG Duck was reportedly killed in a drive-by shooting in Chicago.
The Chicago police confirmed the shooting saying that three people were injured in the attack.
According to the Chicago Police Department spokesperson Tom Ahern, two people, a male and a female are receiving treatment at a hospital while the third victim died from his injuries.
Medical examiner’s spokeswoman Natalia Derevyanny said in a statement that he was pronounced dead about 5 p.m. at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
Civil rights activist and former Chicago mayoral candidate Ja’Mal Green identified Carlton Weekly who performed as FBG Duck and rapped about gun violence as the murdered victim.
The triple shooting left the 28-year-old female victim with a shot in the hand but remains in stable condition.
The 36-year-old surviving male victim is reportedly in critical condition, after sustaining shots to the back, side, and flank.
Speaking about the shooting, Deputy Chief Daniel O’Shea told reporters that at 4:37 p.m., two vehicles pulled up on Oak Street as people were shopping.
Four individuals—two from each car—got out of the vehicles and opened fire outside the stores. The cars, which are believed to be a black Ford Taurus and a silver Chrysler 300M, fled the scene shortly after.
No arrests have been made.
FBG Duck has released music on Sony imprint Columbia. In an interview with popular YouTube personality Vladislav Lyubovny in 2018, he said he had a recording deal with Sony was worth more than $1.7 million.
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