Rapper PnB Rock fatally shot in Los Angeles robbery

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Rapper PnB Rock
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The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed that Philidelphia rapper PnB Rock was the victim of a fatal shooting at Roscoe's Chicken 'N Waffles on Monday afternoon. The Los Angeles Times reports that LAPD Chief Michel Moore speculated that the attack might be connected to an Instagram post that tagged the rapper's location.

Moore said the gunman entered the restaurant, approached Rock, whose legal name is Rakim Allen, and demanded that he hand over his valuables. After a brief verbal exchange, the suspect opened fire before fleeing out a side door.

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