Rapper Brags On Social Media About All His Money, Accidentally Shows Address, Gets Home Invaded And Murdered Hours Later
Rapper Pop Smoke was shot and killed after several masked men broke into a home in Hollywood Hills early Wednesday morning, authorities said, TMZ reports.
Los Angeles Police Department officials said between two and six suspects wearing ski masks forced their way into the home and opened fire, striking a male victim before they fled on foot.
Multiple law enforcement sources identified the victim as Pop Smoke, whose real name is Bashar Barakah Jackson.
Hours before the shooting Pop Smoke shared pictures showing his money and a video on his Facebook Story which featured the exact address of the home – sparking speculation that the attackers learned where to find him via the post.
According to TMZ, which first reported the incident, surveillance video shows at least four masked men entering the home just 10 minutes after people inside deadbolted the front doors shut.
First responders with the Los Angeles Fire Department were filmed rolling Pop Smoke out of the home on Hercules Drive on a stretcher.
He was transported by ambulance to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in West Hollywood, where he was pronounced dead.
You can read the entire report here.
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