Khloe, Rob Kardashian, & More Stars Pay Tribute To French Montana’s Friend & Rapper Lionel ‘Chinx’ Pickens Who Was Fatally Shot In Queens

lionel pickens dies by gunshot

So sad.

On Sunday, a member of French Montana‘s crew, Lionel Pickens (AKA Chinx) was fatally gunned down while stopped at a traffic light in Queens.

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Sources state that the police are currently on the hunt for the gunman who shot the celebrity at least 8 times. Whoa!

His publicist, Chanel Rae stated:

“It is with a heavy heart that The Legion Media Group and 4 Kings Management announce the passing of Lionel 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. (Pickens’) dedication, humor and vision will always be remembered. (Pickens) was one of the most talented, professional, and determined rappers this industry had to offer. Further more, he was a friend.”

Fans and friends have shared an outpouring of support for the up-and-coming rapper’s family.

Followers have gathered at the crime scene to memorialize the rapper and are proudly playing his music.

His celebrity peers are certainly in disbelief and have taken to Instagram and Twitter to remember the fallen artist.

French took to the social media site to share his heart break.

He posted:

Tissues, anyone?

French’s on-again/off-again GF, Khloe Kardashian also took to the picture sharing site to share her sadness.

She wrote:

The reality star was joined by fellow celebrities Rob Kardashian, Drake, Wiz Khalifa, Meek Mill, and Mike Epps in honoring Chinx’s legacy.

Feel it in ya heart!A photo posted by Meek Mill (@meekmill) on May 17, 2015 at 7:02pm PDT

Our thoughts are with Chinx’s friends and family during this trying time.

[Image via Instagram.]

May 18, 2015 11:07am PDT

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