Huey, St. Louis rapper best known for “Pop, Lock & Drop It,” shot and killed at 31
Huey (real name Lawrence Franks, Jr.), the St. Louis rapper best known for his 2006 debut single "Pop, Lock & Drop It," was shot and killed Thursday (6/25) night in his hometown of Kinloch, Missourri. He was 31.
Fox 2 Now reports:
The shooting happened just before 11:00 p.m. in front of a home in the 8100 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard near Mable Avenue in Kinloch. According to police, Huey whose real name is Lawrence Franks arrived at a local hospital suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead shortly after his arrival.
Upon further investigation, police determined another victim of the same shooting had arrived at the Ferguson Police Department with a gunshot wound. He was taken to an area hospital and treated for his injuries. He is expected to survive.
Police have reportedly made no arrests at this time.
Huey is survived by his 13-year-old daughter. Rest in peace, Huey.