Gillie Da Kid’s son, YNG Cheese, has been killed in a triple shooting in Philadelphia.
According to NBC10 Philadelphia, the tragic shooting that claimed the life of Gillie Da Kid’s son, YNG Cheese, occurred on Thursday night, July 20, at 8:24 p.m. The incident took place on the 5800 block of Mascher Street in the Olney neighborhood of Philadelphia.
During the shooting incident, a 25-year-old man was shot once in the back. He was taken to the hospital by the police but, tragically, he was pronounced dead at 8:39 p.m.
A 28-year-old man and a 31-year-old man were also shot during the incident and taken to the hospital. Fortunately, both men are reported to be in stable condition.
According to the information provided by the police, one of the victims ran to a nearby home, and at the scene of the incident, investigators found 10 spent shell casings. As of now, no arrests have been made, and authorities have not recovered any weapons associated with the shooting.
As of now, the police have not officially disclosed the identity of the man who lost his life in the shooting. However, a source close to the family has confirmed to NBC10 that the victim was indeed Gillie Da Kid’s son, YNG Cheese.
“Lil Cuz usually when I talk to you, I got a lot to tell you,” he wrote next to a photo of the late rapper. “Tonight the pain in my heart & tears spoke to you. I love you beyond life Cheese. I got your father, Rest Well!”
Big artists like 21 Savage, Swizz Beatz, Metro Boomin, E-40, Ghostface Killah, Lupe Fiasco, Lloyd Banks, Maino, Joyner Lucas, Bobby Shmurda, and many others also offered their heartfelt condolences to Gillie Da Kid and his family during this difficult time.
2023 is shaping up to be one of the deadliest years for homicides in Philadelphia since data began in 2007. The current figure stands at 235 homicides, indicating a troubling trend of violence in the city.