NEW YORK (AP) — A New York rapper who was part of French Montana’s Coke Boys group is dead after an early morning shooting.
Police say Lionel Pickens died at a Queens hospital. The 31-year-old, who performed as Chinx, had been shot multiple times in the chest around 4 a.m. Sunday at Queens Boulevard and 84th Drive.READ MORE: DEA Warns Of Aggressive Scammers Texting Fake FBI Badges To Extort Money, Steal Personal Information
Another man was also shot. He was hospitalized in critical condition.
Police said the two men were in a car when another car pulled up alongside, and multiple shots were fired.READ MORE: San Diego Woman Sues GoFundMe Campaign Creator Over Starbucks Barista Fundraiser
Pickens’ management team issued a statement on Instagram saying his “dedication, humor and vision will always be remembered.”
No arrests have been made. An investigation is underway.MORE NEWS: Driver Killed In Fiery Wreck On 60 Freeway In Hacienda Heights Despite 'Heroic' Efforts Of Good Samaritan
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