St.Louis rapper, Huey shot and killed at 31

St.Louis rapper, Huey shot and killed at 31

American rapper, Huey, is dead. The St.Louis hip pop star, best known for his classic single “Pop Lock & Drop It”, was shot and killed on Thursday night. He was 31-years-old.

The incident occurred just before 11:00 p.m. in front of a home in the 8100 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard near Mable Avenue in his hometown of Kinloch.

According to police, Huey whose real name is Lawrence Franks arrived at a local hospital suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead shortly after his arrival.

Police said another victim from the scene of the shooting came to the Ferguson Police Department with a gunshot wound. He was taken to an area hospital and treated for his injuries. He is expected to survive.

Huey who leaves behind a 13-year-old daughter was signed to Jive Records. He released his debut album Notebook Paper in 2007.

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