New York rapper Chinx, whose real name was Lionel Pickens, is dead at 31 following a drive-by shooting in Queens, New York on early Sunday morning. According to MTV, a second victim was also injured in the shooting and remains in critical condition.
On Instagram, Chinx’s management confirmed his death in a statement.
Chinx was part of French Montana’s Coke Boys rap crew, and was best know for songs such as “Feelings” and “Bodies.” On Twitter, numerous celebrities and members of the rap community expressed their condolences.
For more on the investigation, head to New York’s local NBC news affiliate.