Two people are in custody for the killing of PnB Rock.
According to The Los Angeles Times, a 17-year-old, whose name has not been made public, and Shauntel Trone, 38, are in custody for the shooting of PnB Rock at Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles in Inglewood, California, on Sept. 12. Shauntel is reported to be the teenager's stepmother. The outlet also reports a third person has been named, Freddie Lee Trone, who is currently on probation for a 2017 charge of driving a car with wanton disregard for public safety. The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is looking for Trone, and he is believed to be “armed and dangerous.”
The Los Angeles Police Department has identified Freddie Lee Trone as the 17-year-old's father.
The Los Angeles Times reports law enforcement believe PnB’s murder may have been an organized hit. Rock, whose real name was Rakim Allen, was also robbed for his jewelry.
PnB Rock is best known for his single “Selfish”, which reached no. 51 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2016. His other hits include 2019’s “Middle Child” featuring the late XXXtentacion and his feature on Kodak Black’s “Too Many Years.”