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Five arrests made in Pop Smoke murder

The 20-year-old rapper was shot to death in Hollywood.

July 09, 2020
Five arrests made in Pop Smoke murder Pop Smoke by Ibrahem Hasan for The FADER  

Five arrests have been made in connection to the murder of Pop Smoke, according to an announcement from the Los Angeles Police Department. The 20-year-old rapper was shot and killed in February during a home invasion in the Hollywood Hills.

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The LAPD tweeted that "three adult males and two juvenile males" have been arrested; specific charges have not yet been revealed. Representatives for Pop Smoke declined to comment when reached by The FADER.

Pop Smoke's posthumous debut album Shoot For The Stars, Aim For The Moon was released last week, and is projected to go No. 1. Read The FADER's memorial to the fallen N.Y.C. rapper here.

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Five arrests made in Pop Smoke murder