American Rapper, Pop Smoke, Shot And Killed In Home Invasion
Pop Smoke Shot Killed: We are devasted to announce at this hour that the American Rapper, Pop Smoke has died. He was killed in the early hours of the morning by masked men who invaded his home, shooting him multiple times.
Born Bashar Barakah Jackson, the rapper was only 20 at the time of his death. According to TMZ. he was in a home registered to “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave and her husband, when the gunmen broke in, killing him.
He was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in West Hollywood where he was pronounced dead.
The police have apprehended no suspects and the identity of the shooters remains unknown. One suspect is, however, believed to have held a handgun.
Prior to his death, Pop Smoke was signed to Republic Records. They have now put out a statement, saying:
“our prayers and thoughts go out to his family, friends and fans, as we mourn this loss together.”
Tributes for the rapper have started pouring in, as fans and fellow celebrities are still in shock and everyone is wondering how it could have happened.