Lionel "Chinx Drugz" Pickens was shot to death early this morning while driving his Porsche in Queens, New York.
According to police, the 31-year old was hit several times in the torso and his 27-year old passenger, who's listed in critical but stable condition, took two in the back.
After the car was shot up, at about 4 AM, it rolled to a stop in front of a Dunkin' Donuts. An employee of the chain said that Chinx's body appeared lifeless when he went to investigate. Chinx was pronounced dead at Jamaica Hospital. Police have no suspects at this point.
Chinx was a member of French Montana's Coke Boys posse, and their management company released this statement:
It is with a heavy heart that The Legion Media Group and 4 Kings Management announce the passing of Lionel 'Chinx' Pickens this morning. He was 31. Few details are available about his passing but his management confirmed his passing this morning. The rapper from Queens, New York was a member of French Montana's Coke Boys. Chinx's dedication, humor, and vision will always be remembered: 'Chinx was one of the most talented, dedicated, and determined rappers this industry had to offer,' says publicist Chanel Rae, 'Furthermore, he was a friend.'"RIP, Chinx.