PnB Rock, a Philadelphia-based rapper best known for his hit singles “Fleek” and “Selfish,” was fatally shot during a robbery in South Los Angeles Monday, authorities confirmed.
The rapper, whose real name was Rakim Hasheem Allen, was dining with his girlfriend at Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles at 106 W. Manchester Avenue around 1 p.m. when the shooting occurred, TMZ first reported.
Graphic video shared by TMZ showed Allen lying in a pool of blood inside the restaurant. He was pronounced dead around 2 p.m.
Additionally, Los Angeles police Capt. Kelly Muniz said the shooting took place at 1:15 p.m. local time and that a suspect brandished a firearm inside the restaurant and demanded items from the victim. Sources told The Times that Rock was targeted for his jewelry.
“He shot the victim and ran out the side door to a getaway car and then fled the parking lot,” she said. Muniz added that the victim was transported to a hospital and pronounced dead at 1:59 p.m. PST.
PnB Rock is reportedly fighting for his life in the hospital after he was shot while dining at a famous Los Angeles restaurant.
TMZ reports that the 30-year-old Philly rapper, born Rakim Allen, was shot at an Inglewood location of Roscoe’s House of Chicken’N Waffles on Monday afternoon (September 12).