According to Fox2Now, the successful rapper was shot dead in front of his home on the corner of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Maple Avenue in Kinloch, Mo. There was at least one more civilian injured in the shooting, who reported the incident to the Ferguson Police Department. According to The Sun, the person had a gunshot wound. No arrests have been made so far.
The horrific news had a horrid impact on Huey’s fans, with many taking it to Twitter to send their condolences to his family.
“Wow do y’all remember the song “pop lock & drop it” wow the rapper Huey was killed smh that’s so sad,” wrote a person.
“RIP to rapper Huey, tragically shot at only 32 years old, known for his 1 hit “Pop, Lock, & Drop It” which rose as high as 6th on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2007,” tweeted another fan.