Rapper PnB Rock fatally shot during robbery at Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles.
PnB Rock, the Philadelphia rapper best known for his 2016 hit “Selfish,” was fatally shot during a robbery at the Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles restaurant in South Los Angeles on Monday afternoon, law enforcement sources told The Times.
Los Angles police Capt. Kelly Muniz said a shooting took place at 1:15 p.m. at the famous eatery on Main Street and Manchester Avenue. She would not identify the victim.
Rock, 30, whose real name is Rakim Allen, had been at the restaurant with his girlfriend, who’d posted a location-tagged photo in a since-deleted Instagram post.
Muniz said a suspect brandished a firearm inside the restaurant and demanded items from the victim. Sources told The Times that Rock was targeted for his jewelry.
“He shot the victim and ran out the side door to a getaway car and then fled the parking lot,” she said. Muniz said the victim was transported to a hospital and pronounced dead at 1:59 p.m.
Rapper PnB Rock was shot dead during a robbery at a Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles in Los Angeles Monday, according to a report. Rapper PnB Rock was shot Monday in LA, police told the LA Times.
The fatal shooting of the Philadelphia native occurred around 1:23 p.m. at the restaurant in Inglewood, the Los Angeles Times reported, citing law enforcement sources and the LAPD.
Los Angeles police Capt. Kelly Muniz told the newspaper the suspect waved a gun inside the eatery and demanded items from the victim. The rapper’s jewelry was targeted, law enforcement sources told the LA Times.
“He shot the victim and ran out the side door to a getaway car and then fled the parking lot,” Muniz reportedly said.
The rapper, whose real name is 30-year-old Rakim Hasheem Allen, was rushed to a nearby hospital after he was shot and was pronounced dead at 2 p.m., police said.
Rock was with his girlfriend at the restaurant, according to an Instagram post that included a location-tagged photo, the LA Times reported.
Rapper PnB Rock was reportedly shot at Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles in Los Angeles on Monday afternoon.
Police confirmed to Fox News Digital that the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) from the south-east division responded to a call where a person suffered from a gunshot wound. The officer confirmed that the victim shot has died, but will not comment on the person’s identity at this time.
According to multiple reports, the victim was the 30-year-old rapper who was stripped of his jewelry before the assailant fled the scene.