Sad news – rap artist Chinx tragically died in a drive-by shooting that happened in the early morning hours of Sunday (May 17) in Queens, N.Y.
According to ABC News, the 31-year-old rapper (real name Lionel Pickens) was struck just after 4 a.m. ET on Queens Boulevard while riding in a Porsche with friends. Another passenger was hit and is currently in critical condition.
Chinx was a member of French Montana‘s Coke Boys.
French has yet to respond publicly, but his on-and-off girlfriend Khloe Kardashian and her brother Rob both took to social media to share their thoughts.
“Gone way too soon,,,,, rest in peace CHINX,,, another brother gone ,,, this is terrible :(,” Rob wrote. You can see Khloe‘s response below:
Our thoughts go out to Chinx‘s family and friends during this difficult time.