Updated: Sep 23, 2022
Philly rapper PNB Rock was murdered while dining with girlfriend at Roscoes Chicken & Waffles in Los Angeles.
Tue, September 13th, 2022
Rapper PnB Rock was killed in an apparent robbery turned shooting at a restaurant in Los Angeles.
The 30 year old musician was dining with his girlfriend when a man with a gun demanded jewelry and then began shooting inside the restaurant.
PnB was found by the police with multiple gunshot wounds and pronounced dead 45 minutes later in the hospital. No one has been arrested in connection to the shooting.
Capt Kelly Muniz of the Los Angeles Police Department said that a suspect approached a couple and demanded they hand over their personal belongings inside of a Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles and demanded they hand over personal items.
The captain told reporters that "some sort of verbal exchange" took place before the PnB Rock was shot numerous times and then fell to the floor.
The suspect "removed items from the victim," said Muniz Muniz, and then ran to a getaway car and fled the scene.
Tributes have flooded social media in for PnB Rock, whose real name is Rakim Hasheem Allen. The artist rose to fame in 2016 after the release of his hit Selfish. He had collaborated with artists including Meek Mill and Ed Sheeran.