Police Have Arrested an Unidentified Suspect Involved in PnB Rock's Shooting Death

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An unidentified 17-year-old boy has been arrested in connection to the tragic shooting death of PnB Rock (real name Rakim Allen), CBS Los Angeles reports. LAPD has also identified a man named Freddie Lee Trone who they believe is involved in the brutal murder of PnB Rock as well. Authorities released a photo of the suspect, who they say is armed and dangerous, to the public for help finding his whereabouts. No other arrests have been made at this time.

PnB Rock – who hailed from Philadelphia and rose to fame in 2016 for his hit “Selfish” – was fatally shot during a robbery at a Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles restaurant in South Los Angeles on Sept. 12. Los Angeles Police Capt. Kelly Muniz previously told the Los Angeles Times that the shooting took place around 1:15 p.m. PT, shortly after the rapper’s girlfriend, Stephanie Sibounheuang, shared a photo on her Instagram Story with their location tagged.

Related: PnB Rock Said “It’s So Common” For Rappers to Get Robbed in Interview Days Before His Death

In the wake of the shooting, several stars have shared messages of condolence and support for PnB Rock and his family. Meek Mill tweeted, “Rip dawg you didn’t deserve that…. Every time I see one of my friends bleed out on camera or killed on camera, I feel a sick feeling I can’t even really explain… it puts me more and more back in survival mentality!” Meanwhile, Nicki Minaj shared one of her fondest memories with the late rapper, writing, “He was such a pleasure to work with. Condolences to his mom & family. This makes me feel so sick. Jesus. #SIP #PnbRock 🕊.”

PnB Rock was 30 years old. He is survived by his two daughters, Milan and Xuri.

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