Recently, news broke of rapper FBG Brick along with Coby Mack being shot and killed on the South Side of Chicago. According to the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago PD found one victim with a gunshot wound to the head in front of a home located at 63rd Street and St. Lawrence Ave on the South Side. The other victim was found with bullet wounds in their back and arm in a gangway adjacent to the home. Reports noted that both of the young men were pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. Their death was confirmed by King Yella via an Instagram post, with Yella saying, “I’m so hurt right now wtf rip @fbgbrick.. I never should be sayin this right now u just asked me [to] book yo ticket back to Vegas damn folks.”
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