Chicago rapper Lil Reese has the hip-hop community sending prayers. New reports claim the rap artist is in critical condition after suffering a gunshot wound in Illinois.
According to reports, the attack went down Monday and at a suburban intersection.
Police said officers responded at about 2:30 p.m. to the 167th Street and Pulaski Road for reports of a shooting. Officers arrived at the scene and discovered a vehicle that had fresh blood on the driver’s seat as well as on the ground next to the driver’s side door, police said. Witnesses told police that a wounded man had been taken away by another man. (ABC 7 Chicago)
Reports also claim Reese suffered a gunshot wound on his neck.
Country Club Hills police say that Reese—who wasn’t identified by name in the police report—suffered a gunshot wound in the neck. Police didn’t find him at the crime scene, and witnesses told police that a man transported Reese to the hospital. Reese was found at South Suburban Hospital, and he was transferred to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. No arrests have been reported and the police investigation is ongoing. (Pitchfork)
A few hours ago, Chicago rapper Lil Durk updated fans on Reese’s condition.
Reese has publicized close ties with fellow Chi-Town native Chief Keef.
It remains to be seen what led to the shooting. No arrests have been reported and the police investigation is ongoing. Reese is a close friend of Chief Keef. He was featured in one of Keef’s tracks titled “Traffic”. (Pink Villa)