Rapper King Louie Shot in the Head in Chicago: Report | NBC Chicago
Ward Room
Covering Chicago's nine political influencers

Rapper King Louie Shot in the Head in Chicago: Report

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Getty Images/File

    Chicago rapper King Louie was shot Wednesday afternoon on the Southwest Side, according to a report.

    Police said a 27-year-old man was shot in the head while in a vehicle in the 3900 block of West 83rd Street in Ashburn around 3:30 p.m.

    He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn in stabilized condition, according to police.

    The man was identified as rapper King L, also known as King Louie, according to The Chicago Tribune. He has collaborated with Kanye West, Chief Keef, and Lil Herb.

    Fellow rappers sent their condolences on social media.

    "Whoa...I didn't know @KingL got shot, no disrespect, i just saw where he tweeted me and was showing love," Pusha T wrote.

    In addition to King Louie, two people died and three others were injured in Chicago shootings

    Police are currently investigating the shooting.

    Get the latest from NBC Chicago anywhere, anytime

    • Download the App

      Available for IOS and Android