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Who was Lil Tuda? 14-Year-Old Drill Rapper Shot Dead in Chicago

Drill rapper Lil Tuda is no longer with us! According to a report by hiphopdx.com, the young musician was killed over the weekend in Chicago. Tuda becomes the latest rapper from the city to lose his life to gun violence.

It has been reported by ABC News that the rapper passed away on June 17, 2023, Saturday. Keep reading further to gather more info about the gun shooting that led to the demise of Lil Tuda.

Drill rapper Lil Tuda was murdered in Chicago

As per a report by ABC News, Lil Tuda whose real name is Timothy Lockhart was shot right in the head on Chicago’s West Side at 4:45 p.m. on June 17, Saturday on the 100 block of South Homan Avenue.

After the shooting, the rapper was taken to the Stroger Hospital. Along with Tuda, another 14-year-old boy was also shot multiple times and he was also rushed to the same hospital. Lil was pronounced dead at the Stroger Hospital in Chicago. At the time of his passing, he was only 14 years old.

On the other hand, when we talk about the other 14-year-old boy who was also admitted to the Stroger Hospital, he is in critical condition right now.

While having a chat with the media outlet, Chicago community activist Andrew Holmes talked about the shooting that involved the two teenage boys which happened during Father’s Day weekend and the Juneteenth holiday.

Holmes said, “I’m not happy at all. Father’s Day, Juneteenth, celebrating for what? Until we can stop this gun violence, Black-on-Black crime, and get these individuals in custody, then talk to me. But, we got two babies, two babies here.”

He further added, “So, how are their fathers going to be happy? How are their mothers going to be happy? How is this family going to be happy? It’s wrong. Turn these individuals in.”

In a tweet shared on June 19, Monday, 16th & 17th District Chicago Police Scanner mentioned that the Chicago drill rapper was allegedly a member of the DMG (Dirty Money Gang) which is a set of Gangster Disciples and Black P Stones.

How did the fans react to Lil Tuda’s demise?

The sudden death of the aspiring rapper Lil Tuda has shocked many fans. They expressed their grief and sadness over the passing of the musician on various social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram.

One social media user wrote, “This is tragic. 14 year olds look like babies to me now. There is nothing amusing about this.” Another user went on to say, “Rest in peace, Lil Tuda.” A user penned, “This is very sad. My heart breaks for this kid.”

Followed by a fourth user who tweeted, “This has been happening forever unfortunately.” A user chimed in, “His parents failed him and the streets took his life for it. Choices have consequences.”

We send our deepest condolences to the entire family and close friends of the rapper Lil Tuda during this tragic time. May his soul rest in peace. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.

Meenal Mehta
Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.


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