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Chicago Rapper Shot While Shooting Black Lives Matter-Themed Music Video, Posts Footage

"Shoot gone wrong."

A Chicago rapper was reportedly shot while recording a Black Lives Matter-themed music video on Tuesday evening.

YouTube screengrab

Cemone Lewis, who goes by the rap name King Yella, said he suffered a gunshot wound to his arm and a graze wound in his side in the middle of the video shoot.

The Chicago Police Department confirmed a shooting at 6:55 p.m. on Tuesday, which appeared to be the same incident. Police said that drive-by shooting seemed to be gang-related, according to DNA Info.

King Yella later posted a video of the “shoot gone wrong” on YouTube. Watch below (Warning: Graphic content):

The rapper claimed the video was an attempt to spread a positive message and part of a "stop the violence" movement.

DNA Info reported that a "Twitter account representing the Black Disciples gang posted a video of the shooting and claimed responsibility."


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