Rapper PnB Rock reportedly shot at a restaurant in Los Angeles

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Rapper PnB Rock was reportedly shot at Roscoe's Chicken and Waffles in Los Angeles on Monday afternoon.

Police confirmed to Fox News Digital that the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) from the south-east division responded to a call where a person suffered from a gunshot wound. The officer confirmed that the victim shot has died, but will not comment on the person's identity at this time.

According to multiple reports, the victim was the 30-year-old rapper who was stripped of his jewelry before the assailant fled the scene.

Rapper PnB Rock was reportedly shot at a restaurant in Los Angeles on Monday. <span class="copyright">Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo</span>
Rapper PnB Rock was reportedly shot at a restaurant in Los Angeles on Monday. Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo

A representative for Rock did not immediately respond to Fox News' request for comment.

Rock's girlfriend took to social media just before the shooting on Monday afternoon to share a picture of the couple's lunch at the famous Los Angeles restaurant.

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Rock is from Philadelphia but has found permanent residence in Los Angeles. His released his first mixtape in 2014 before signing to Atlantic Records in 2015

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Rapper PnB Rock performed onstage during the 92.3 Real Street Festival in August 2019. <span class="copyright">Getty Images</span>
Rapper PnB Rock performed onstage during the 92.3 Real Street Festival in August 2019. Getty Images

In 2016, he earned a spot on Rolling Stone's "10 New Artists You Need to Know."