California rapper Slim 400 was fatally shot and killed in Inglewood on Wednesday night (Dec. 8), The Los Angeles Times confirmed. He was 33.
According to the local station KABC, officers were on patrol around 8 p.m. near 7th and Manchester avenues when they heard gunshots. They located the victim “on the ground suffering from gunshot wounds.” Paramedics arrived at the scene and took him to the hospital where he died.
There were no immediate arrests, NBC News reported. Homicide detectives said they were interviewing Slim’s family members, searching for witnesses, and gathering evidence.
In 2013, Slim, whose real name is Vincent Cochran, released his debut single, “Turn Up,” which featured YG and Kideo. The rapper, who was born in Germany but raised in Compton, dropped his latest album, Ice Wata Army in August. He was probably best known for his songs “Goapele” and “Piru.”
Slim also collaborated with the late Memphis rapper Young Dolph, who featured on the Djestice-produced track “Shake Back,” according to Billboard.
This isn’t the first time that Slim was a shooting victim. In 2019, he was shot multiple times in Compton and underwent successful surgery.
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