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Reports claim that Midwest rapper Huey, has died as a result of a double shooting. According to reports, the incident took place just outside of the St. Louis area in Kinloch, Missouri. He was able to make it to a local hospital, but unfortunately died from a gunshot wound.
According to St. Louis Today, the shooting happened just before 11 p.m. in the 8100 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard in Kinloch. St. Louis County police identified the victim as 32-year-old Lawrence Franks Jr., who went by the stage name Huey. He was best known in the rap community for his 2006 debut single, “Pop, Lock & Drop It.” He was a native of Kinloch who lived in St. Louis.
Also, according to reports, Huey wasn’t the only victim. Additional reports from Fox 2, claims a man in his early 20’s also landed in the hospital from a gunshot wound.
Upon further investigation, police determined another victim a 21-year-old man of the same shooting had arrived at the Ferguson Police Department with a gunshot wound. He was taken to an area hospital and treated for his injuries. He is expected to survive.
Rest in Peace Huey.