Famous rapper FBG Cash, whose real name is Tyrell Young, was reportedly shot multiple times after getting into an altercation with another man.
FBG’s Female Companion Hospitalized
A female companion of the rapper was also shot and taken to a local hospital in critical condition, according to police reports.
Young’s manager told Fox 32 Chicago that his client was returning from a club when he was shot by an unknown assailant who followed him into a parking lot. He added that witnesses saw two men leave the scene in a car but did not get license plates or descriptions of either suspect or vehicle involved.
Young has been featured on tracks by artists such as Lil Wayne, Chance The Rapper, And Kanye West over his career as an artist but also worked as an engineer for other artists such as Drake and Nicki Minaj at different points over the past few years.
According To Sources
Chicago rapper FBG Cash was shot to death early Sunday morning at a gas station on the city’s South Side. The rapper was with his girlfriend at the time of the shooting, and she was also wounded in the attack.
The incident happened around 3:30 am near 79th Street and Ashland Avenue. FBG Cash died at the scene, and his girlfriend was taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition.
The news was confirmed by the rapper’s manager, who took to Instagram to share the sad news. According to TMZ, the rapper was shot multiple times at around 2:30 pm on Sunday while sitting in his car with a female companion. The woman was also shot and suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Police have confirmed that both victims were rushed to the University of Chicago Medical Center, but FBG Cash was pronounced dead upon arrival.
The man’s female companion, who was with him at the time of the shooting, is now in critical condition after she suffered multiple gunshot wounds. The shooting happened around 9:30 pm near 79th and Woodlawn, according to police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. The rapper was driving his BMW when someone opened fire on him from another vehicle. The shooter fled the scene, but the police still have no suspects.
FBG Cash, whose real name is Lamont Hawkins and who lived in Calumet Park, had dropped a new mixtape last week titled “4 am In Calumet Park” and had recently performed at Lollapalooza over the weekend alongside fellow Chicago rapper Juice WRLD and other artists such as Lil Baby and Gunna. The Chicago Police Department is investigating the case but has not yet released any details regarding suspects or motives.
According to reports from TMZ, the 26-year-old was shot in the head and chest outside of a local nightclub. Johnson’s female companion was also injured in the incident. Rapper FBG Cash, whose real name is Christopher Wallace, was shot to death in Chicago on Monday evening.
Wallace’s female companion was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where she remains in critical condition. Police believe that the shooting was gang-related and that Johnson was targeted by someone who knew him personally.