US rapper, FBG Duck shot dead in ‘drive-by shooting’ while out shopping in Chicago
American rapper, FBG Duck was shot and killed in a “drive-by shooting” while he was out shopping in Gold Coast, Chicago on Tuesday, August 4. He was 26.
Two vehicles pulled up in front of a store in the Gold Coast, and a pair of shooters emerged from each auto before opening fire on three victims, Chicago Police spokesperson Tom Ahern told the Daily News.
The rapper, whose real name was Carlton Weekly, was shot in the chest, groin, and neck and was transported to Northwestern Memorial Hospital where he was later pronounced dead at 5:06 p.m.
Another man, 36, and a 25-year-old woman were wounded in the shooting, which took place around the corner from Michigan Ave., Chicago’s central shopping thoroughfare, according to police.
The four shooters drove off in a black Ford Taurus and silver Chrysler after unleashing the gunfire steps from Lake Michigan, Ahern said.
FBG Duck who grew up on the South Side of Chicago and rose with the Fly Boy Gang, broke out in 2017 with a hit single, “Slide.”