St. Louis rapper Huey, recognized for his 2007 hit “Pop, Lock & Drop It,” was killed in a double capturing, St. Louis County police stated Friday, CNN reviews.
The capturing passed off Thursday in Kinloch, Missouri, a metropolis about 15 miles north of St. Louis, when police have been notified that the 32-year-old sufferer — whose actual title is Lawrence Franks Jr. — arrived at an area hospital with not less than one gunshot wound, police stated.
Franks was pronounced lifeless shortly after his arrival to the hospital, police stated. There was no arrest in reference to the capturing and a motive has not been decided, police stated.
“Detectives consider as many as ten different people have been current in and across the crime scene in the course of the prevalence of this incident. Investigators strongly encourage these which are potential witnesses to please contact them,” police stated.
A second sufferer within the capturing went to the Ferguson Police Division and was taken to an area hospital with wounds that police stated weren’t life-threatening.
Huey’s hit “Pop, Lock & Drop It” was launched in 2007 and spent 23 weeks on the Billboard Scorching 100, peaking at No. 6.