Lionel 'Chinx' Pickens Death: Rapper Was Killed In A New York City Shooting [VIDEO]
31-year-old rapper Lionel "Chinx" Pickens has been killed and another man is injured after a shooting that happened in Queens.
On Sunday, PIX11 reported that police responded to a 911 call around 4 a.m. where they found the two victims in a Porsche.
Pickens was reportedly transported to Jamaica Medical Center with gunshot wounds to his torso where he was pronounced dead.
The rapper collaborated with French Montana and NORE as partt of the label Coke Boys Records.
According to the site, Pickens grew up in Far Rockaway where "he was surrounded by a level of poverty that drove people into drugs, the ghetto and the streets."
Following the news of his death, his management team and publicist issued a statement:
"It is with a heavy heart that The Legion Media Group and 4 Kings Management announce the passing of Lionel "Chinx" Pickens this morning. He was 31. Few details are available about his passing but his management confirmed his passing this morning. The rapper from Queens, New York was a member of French Montana's Coke Boys. Chinx's dedication, humor and vision will always be remembered."
"Chinx was one of the most talented, professional, and determined rappers this industry had to offer," said Publicist Chanel Rae, "Further more, he was a friend."
The other victim involved in the shooting was an unidentified 27-year-old who was shot in the back. He remains at the medical center in critical condition.
The report said no arrests have been made but that the investigation is ongoing.