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Rapper PnB Rock Fatally Shot in Los Angeles Restaurant

PnB Rock performs on Day 3 of the 2018 Firefly Music Festival at The Woodlands on June 16, 2018, in Dover, Del. The Philadelphia rapper was fatally shot Monday, Sept. 12, 2022, during a robbery in South Los Angeles, according to police and media reports. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)
PnB Rock performs on Day 3 of the 2018 Firefly Music Festival at The Woodlands on June 16, 2018, in Dover, Del. The Philadelphia rapper was fatally shot Monday, Sept. 12, 2022, during a robbery in South Los Angeles, according to police and media reports. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)
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Los Angeles (AP) -- Rapper PnB Rock was fatally shot during a robbery at a South Los Angeles restaurant where police believe a social media post may have tipped the assailant to his location.

The Philadelphia artist, whose real name is Rakim Allen, was gunned down Monday at a Roscoe's Chicken and Waffles restaurant while eating with his girlfriend. A robber approached their table and demanded items from the victim, according to Los Angeles police. A verbal exchange ended when the assailant opened fire, striking the rapper multiple times.