CHICAGO – Chicago rapper Chief Keef, real name Keith Cozart, is being hospitalized in critical condition, nearly being killed after being shot several times in Chicago’s south side.
Chief Keef has been reportedly shot over 3 times in the leg, shoulder, and rib. The shots weren’t fatal and he is now being hospitalized in a south side hospital. Chicago is known for it’s gun violence and murders, which has earned it nicknames such as “Murder capital” and “Chiraq”. Chief Keef is also known to be affiliated with gangs even before he became famous for his music.
“That’s what he gets for always saying “bang bang”, says Englewood resident Audrey Hamilton, “he finally got a piece of his own pie”. Just a week ago, Chief Keef’s cousin And fellow rapper “Big Glo” was shot and killed in Chicago. Investigators are assuming that Keef and his close friends and family are being targeted. The shooter who shot Keef is still on the run and is believed to be a resident of Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood.