Chinx, a member of French Montana’s Coke Boys crew, was shot and killed early this morning (May 17) in Queens, NY according to authorities.
A shooting in Queens killed 31-year-old rapper Lionel “Chinx” Pickens and critically injured another early Sunday, police said.
Police responded to a 911 call in Briarwood around 4 a.m., where they found the two victims in a car at Queens Boulevard and 84th Drive. Pickens was transported to Jamaica Medical Center with gunshot wounds to his torso, where he was pronounced dead.
Pickens has collaborated with French Montana in the past. He grew up in Far Rockaway, he wrote in his bio.
The other victim, a 27-year-old man, was shot in the back. He remains at Jamaica Medical Center listed in critical condition.
So far, no arrests have been made. Chinx and the other victim were gunned down in the rapper’s Porsche Panamera.
WABC 7 reports that it was a drive-by shooting, with Chinx being shot multiple times in his torso.
A user of a since deleted page has even taken claim of the murder.
This story is developing.