New details indicate Mo3 was chased before fatal shooting

Renee G
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Mo3 reportedly exited the car and began running for his life

Hundreds of fans gathered outside Dallas City Hall on Friday night to pay tribute to rapper Mo3 who was shot and killed on Wed. Nov. 11.

According to TMZ, the Dallas-based rapper was desperate to get away from his killers before being gunned down in broad daylight on a Dallas freeway. The chase allegedly started the moment he left an unnamed female companion’s home.

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A source close to the situation told TMZ that an unidentified person followed the rapper from the woman’s home to a gas station. While at the gas station, Mo3 became suspicious and tried to lose the other vehicle by hopping on I-35. TMZ was told that the rapper tried to maneuver around traffic, but ended up crashing on the side of the road.

At that point, Mo3 hurriedly exited the car and began running for his life. The person chased him and fired multiple shots, with at least one bullet entering the back of his head. An innocent bystander was also shot at the scene and was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. Mo3 died at the hospital.

No one has been charged with the deadly shooting, and police have not identified a suspect.

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Born Melvin Noble, 28-year-old Mo3 released his debut album, entitled, “Shottaz Reloaded” in 2016 and has had a consistent string of releases since then. His latest album, “Badazz Mo3” came out this year.

MO3 attends day two of the 2018 BET Awards Radio Remotes on June 23, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for BET)
MO3 attends day two of the 2018 BET Awards Radio Remotes on June 23, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for BET)

The rapper’s manager, Brandon Rainwater, said that through his music, Mo3 delivered the message that no matter what you’re doing in life, you should make everything positive. “He came from nothing. I watched him come from nothing,” Rainwater said. He asked fans not to be sad because Mo3 lived long enough to see his dreams come true.

Since the murder, Twitter erupted with users speculating that the rapper was set up by the woman he had visited.

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