The US rapper was reportedly killed around late afternoon yesterday while shopping in the Gold Crest Neighborhood.
The shooting happened a short time after 4 p.m. near 70 E. Oak St.CHICAGO (WLS) — A Gold Coast shooting left a Chicago rapper dead Tuesday afternoon, according to friends. Two others were seriously hurt, Chicago police said.
The shooting happened just before 4:40 p.m. near 70 E. Oak St., police said.
East Oak Street is typically known for some of Chicago’s most expensive shopping, but it turned into a crime scene Tuesday, rattled by gunfire and littered with bullet casings.
Three people were shopping on Oak Street when two vehicles pulled up. Four people exited those vehicles and shot at the shoppers on the sidewalk, police said.
“The offenders then produced firearms and fired shots at all three victims,” police said in a statement Tuesday evening.
The shooters fled the scene by car, police said.
A 26-year-old was shot in the chest, the groin and the neck. He was transported to Northwestern Hospital where he was pronounced dead just after 5 p.m., police said.
Multiple friends and people who know the deceased man identified him as Chicago rapper FBG Duck.
The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office identified him as Carlton Weekly of Markham.
A woman, 28, was shot in the hand and taken on St.Joseph Hospital where she was in stable condition.
A 36-year-old man is in serious condition at Northwestern Hospital after he was shot in the back and side.
“One guy pulled out a gun and start shooting at the other guy close range; after they stopped shooting, the guy who was doing the shooting ran that way,” a witness said.
“I was standing here and saw people running in every direction trying to look for cover,” local business owner Howard Gordon said. “I was standing where we are standing now, and heard what I thought was a machine gun, and then a black car speeding down Oak Street going west.”
Officials are currently investigating the incidents and no official statement concerning the identities of the shooters have been made by the police department yet.