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Police confirmed to Fox News Digital that the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) from the south-east division responded to a call where a person suffered from a gunshot wound. The officer confirmed that the victim shot has died, but will not comment on the person’s identity at this time.
According to multiple reports, the victim was the 30-year-old rapper who was stripped of his jewelry before the assailant fled the scene.
Rapper PnB Rock was reportedly shot at a restaurant in Los Angeles on Monday. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo)
A representative for Rock did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.
Rock’s girlfriend took to social media just before the shooting on Monday afternoon to share a picture of the couple’s lunch at the famous Los Angeles restaurant.
PnB Rock was reportedly dining with his girlfriend at the time of the shooting. (Photo by Bennett Raglin)
Rock is from Philadelphia but has found permanent residence in Los Angeles. His released his first mixtape in 2014 before signing to Atlantic Records in 2015
Rapper PnB Rock performed onstage during the 92.3 Real Street Festival in August 2019. (Getty Images)
In 2016, he earned a spot on Rolling Stone’s “10 New Artists You Need to Know.”
Janelle Ash is an entertainment writer for Fox News Digital.