Rapper King Louie (real name Louis Johnson Jr.) was shot in the head yesterday afternoon, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. The Chicago native was in his car when shots began being fired at him along with another passenger who was in the car with him.
Both King Louie and the other passenger were brought to Advocate Christ Medical Center and are in stable condition. Billboard reports that King Louie’s management tells reporters he is awake and talking now.
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The 29-year-old rapper has recently become the subject of contraversy for his song “F—k Spike Lee,” which he released two weeks ago, the same day as Lee’s movie “Chi-Raq” hit theaters.
There has been no official comment from Louie regarding the shooting and details of the suspected shooter have not been released.