Rapper Pop Smoke Attacked, Shot Dead
According to a TMZ report, the rapper was shot and killed in what appears to be a home invasion in his house in Hollywood Hills.
“The rapper was at his home in the Hollywood Hills at around 4:30 AM when 2 men wearing hoodies and masks broke into his house… this according to law enforcement sources. We’re told the 2 men fired multiple shots, striking and critically wounding Pop Smoke. I saw the men fleeing on foot,” the report reads.
Footage from the scene also shows first responders attempting to perform life-saving techniques on the rapper, as he’s being wheeled out on a stretcher to an awaiting ambulance.
Pop Smoke was reportedly rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and was pronounced dead.
The rapper was born Bashar Barakah Jackson on July 20, 1999, in Brooklyn New York. He hit the spotlight in April 2019 with “Welcome to the Party.”