By Savannah Smith  |  06-19-2018   News
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Less than 24 hours since shocking news broke out that rapper-singer XXX Tentacion was shot to death in South Florida comes the startling development that another rapper was shot dead. 21-year-old Jimmy Wopo is dead following a double shooting in the Middle Hill neighborhood in Pittsburgh late Monday afternoon.

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Police said it was a case of a double shooting. They added that two men were found shot inside a car in the 2400 block of Wylie Avenue just after 4:20 p.m.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Rising rapper Jimmy Wopo shot dead in Pittsburgh <a href="https://t.co/PF5g9kpCH8">https://t.co/PF5g9kpCH8</a> <a href="https://t.co/fjnh1F45JO">pic.twitter.com/fjnh1F45JO</a></p>&mdash; Page Six (@PageSix) <a href="https://twitter.com/PageSix/status/1008960127737782272?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 19, 2018</a></blockquote>

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One of the victims was brought to the hospital in critical condition and later expired. Reports on the other one said he is in stable condition.

The authorities decided not to release yet the names of the two victims. It was the rapper’s manager, Taylor Maglin who confirmed his ward’s untimely death to a local Pittsburgh reporter.

Maglin also took later to social media to confirm Wopo’s death. He wrote: “I lost my brother today and it is the worst feeling in the world.

Wopo was an up-and-coming rapper whose multiple videos have surpassed 1 million views on Youtube including “Elm Street” and “Face Day Out.”

Wopo’s attorney, Owen Seman said he even spoke with his client about a contract with a major rap brand

Wopo’s real name was Travon Smart, and the medical examiner’s office confirmed that Smart wa shsot at 4:32 p.m. and layer died at UPMC Presbyterian shortly before 6 p,m,

No arrests have been made yet in relation to the shootings. Police said they believe it was an isolated incident. City homicide detectives are still investigating the matter.

The authorities are requesting anyone with information is asked to call 412-323-7800. Anonymous tips will be accepted.

Other celebrities and fans took to social media to express their grief over Wapo’s killing, including fellow high-profile rappers Pusha T and Juicy I.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Two beautiful black souls taken tragically. Rest in heaven Jimmy Wopo and XXXtentacion.</p>&mdash; Ari Lennox (@AriLennox) <a href="https://twitter.com/AriLennox/status/1008879148746436608?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 19, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Jimmy Wopo And XXX Really Just Died On The Exact Same Day,Around The Exact Same Time,In The Exact Same Way.</p>&mdash; R.I.P. Granddad 🤴🏾 (@NasColdChain) <a href="https://twitter.com/NasColdChain/status/1008918384208240645?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 19, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Jimmy Wopo was confirmed dead over an hour ago and he just updated his insta story 15 min ago… <a href="https://t.co/D1UCRQy0sw">pic.twitter.com/D1UCRQy0sw</a></p>&mdash; Chase (@C_Steding) <a href="https://twitter.com/C_Steding/status/1008888076683313155?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 19, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">rip jimmy wopo we still listening to bench boy every morning</p>&mdash; EZRA (@TheRealEzraA) <a href="https://twitter.com/TheRealEzraA/status/1008968696595820545?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 19, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Source:

http://www.wtae.com/article/two-transported-from-scene-of-shooting-in-pittsburgh-s-hill-district/21606108

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6 Comment/s


tab No. 29107 1529416821

i want more violent blacks in my neighborhood.

Anonymous No. 29111 1529417632

Another POS dead due to his "way of life"

Anonymous No. 29115 1529418869

It doesn't count when it's not the police.

Whitey No. 29124 1529424683

Meanwhile, illegal alien bastard kids are still being piled into our country. Thanks for dying, plain brown rappers.

Anonymous No. 29130 1529431162

Thank God for dead niggers. At this rate we won't even need a race war.

German No. 29136 1529437341

GOOD

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