Popular Chicago rapper Tray Savage was murdered yesterday in Chicago, MTO News can confirm. The rapper, who was just 26, was shot in what police are calling a “drive-by” killing.
The musician – who was a part of Chief Keef’s record label – died around 11 AM after a person opened fire and struck Tray’s neck and shoulder, law enforcement told MTO News.
According to police, the Got the Mac lyricist was driving when he was shot. Tray was hit and his vehicle crashed into three parked cars.
Following that he was rushed to the University of Chicago Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead.
The Faces rapper was dropping his girlfriend off at the time he was struck with gunfire, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.
Kentray “Savage” Young lived in the neighborhood where he was struck and killed, the publication claimed.
Police still do not have a suspect in custody and a homicide investigation is ongoing.
Graphic images showing the car crash, and Tray’s covered body were released on Twitter: