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Chicago’s King Louie Dodges Death, Shot & Grazed In Head

Written By Biz Jones

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Chicago rapper King Louie nearly fell victim to a bullet this week in Illinois.

According to reports, the shooting took place this afternoon.

Louis Johnson Jr., better known by his stage name King L or King Louie, was shot at and grazed in the head Wednesday afternoon in Ashburn, officials tell FOX 32. The shooting happened at 83rd and Pulaski around 3:30 P.M. King Louie is the rapper that coined the term, “Chiraq.” Police say the 28-year-old has been transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center in stable condition. He is also sitting up and talking. (Fox 32)

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The rapper’s manager has allegedly confirmed the shooting news.

Louie is most known for creating a huge buzz in the Chi-Town music scene.

Louie, who also goes by King L and was featured on the Yeezus cut “Send It Up,” helped coin the phrase “Chiraq,” in reference to gun violence that plagues his city’s streets. (SPIN)

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Written by Biz Jones

SOHH.com Writer. You're likely to find me covering hip-hop news and music releases. Netflix is still my go-to before Disney Plus.

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