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Rapper Pop Smoke Shot & Killed In Home Invasion

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 06: Pop Smoke performs at the Pop Smoke Listening Party at Villain on February 06, 2020 in New York City. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)

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Hip hop artist Pop Smoke has been reportedly murdered according to TMZ, which occurred at 4:30 a.m. local time. TMZ was the first to name Smoke as the victim in the shooting. TMZ described the shooting as being part of a home invasion robbery.
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NEW YORK, NEW YORK – FEBRUARY 06: Pop Smoke performs at the Pop Smoke Listening Party at Villain on February 06, 2020 in New York City. (Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage)

At the time of writing, there are no suspects in custody in relation to the shooting. ABC Los Angeles, citing police sources, said one suspect was seen running on Hercules Drive wearing a ski mask.

Smoke was rushed to Cedars Sinai hospital where he was pronounced dead. Heavy has reached out to Pop Smoke’s camp for comment on the story. A press conference from the LAPD’s Hollywood Division is expected at 7:30 a.m. local time.