Report: King Louie Shot in the Head in Chicago

King Louie

Report: King Louie Shot in the Head in Chicago

Manager says rapper is "awake and talking."

Published December 26, 2015

UPDATE:  King Louie has a Christmas message. Captioning a hospital bed pic of him in a Santa hat (see below), he wrote, "MERRY XMAS 2 ALL .... ALL I WANT 4 XMAS IS 4 EVERYBODY 2 KEEP ME N THEIR PRAYERS .....IM STAYING STRONG 4 MY FAMILY & THOSE WHO R PRAYING 4 ME .....THANK U ALL."


PREVIOUS:  King Louie is "awake and talking“ after being shot in the head in Chicago Wednesday afternoon. The Windy City native was sitting in a car at around 3:30 p.m. local time when he was shot, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. 


The rapper, whose birth name is Louis Johnson Jr., was transported to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where he remains in stabilized condition. 

Further details about the shooting, or a possible suspect, are unclear. 

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Written by Latifah Muhammad


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