Chinx, a rapper and member of French Montana’s Coke Boys crew, was shot and killed in Queens on Saturday night, The Fader reports. Formerly known as Chinx Drugz, his legal name was Lionel Pickens.
VladTV reports that Chinx had left a hookah lounge with Coke Boy Yemen, another member of French Montana’s crew, when the shooting occurred:
The two were driving around in Chinx’s Porsche when an assailant opened fire at the car, shooting Chinx five times (who was also on passenger side). Yemen, who was also shot, is expected to make it, but did suffer collapsed lungs.
Police said that another car pulled up alongside Chinx’s car around 4 a.m. on Queens Boulevard and 84th Drive in Briarwood and fired at the car, according to NBC News.
Chinx was raised on Far Rockaway. He was 31.
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