One of the four men charged with the death of rapper Pop Smoke Pop Smoke has confessed to firing the fatal shot during a home invasion in 2020, the Los Angeles Times reports. The unnamed defendant, whose identity has been withheld from the court because he was a 15 at the time of the fatal incident in 2020.
The Times reports that the defendant was charged in juvenile court, and could remain incarcerated in a state juvenile facility until the age of 25. In addition to the firearms charge, he also confessed to a home-invasion robbery charge. The admission comes after a 20-year-old man was sentenced to four years and two months in a juvenile facility in April.
Pop Smoke was robbed and shot dead in a rented Hollywood home on February 19, 2020. Police were called by a guest at the house as the robbery took place — the location was reportedly targeted after Pop Smoke shared an image of gift bag on social media with the building's address.