Social media, friends, family, and the city of Philadelphia are praying for rapper Lil Nizzy and his cousin Hakim Bey after a shooting happened early Monday morning in the Greys Ferry section of Philadelphia. The shooting happened around 12:30 a.m. at 26th and Tasker streets.
According To 6 ABC “20-year-old Nasir Talington, known by his rap name “Lil Nizzy,” and 16-year-old Hakim Bey were bleeding in the street. Both Talington and Bey were shot multiple times.”
The young men, who live in the area, were on bikes at the time and were shot at close proximity and the police say the shooter ran from the scene.
His sister believes his recent success may have provided a motive for the shooting.
Police say the shooter ran from the scene. Police have not released a motive for this shooting.
The latest info says Lil Nizzy is in stable condition but temporarily paralyzed while Bey is in stable condition, with both will to undergo additional surgeries.
The whole Philadelphia community has shown support on social media, but continue to stress the importance for the city to do better, and stop the violence. #PrayForNizzy
Nizzy released his new project The Chemist this week, which is available on all streaming platforms. We’re pulling for you and your cousin in these trying times.
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