Via Hip-Hop Wired
A shooting in Queens killed 31-year-old rapper Lionel “Chinx” Pickens and critically injured another early Sunday, police said.
Police responded to a 911 call in Briarwood around 4 a.m., where they found the two victims in a car at Queens Boulevard and 84th Drive. Pickens was transported to Jamaica Medical Center with gunshot wounds to his torso, where he was pronounced dead.
Pickens has collaborated with French Montana in the past. He grew up in Far Rockaway, he wrote in his bio.
The other victim, a 27-year-old man, was shot in the back. He remains at Jamaica Medical Center listed in critical condition.