An act of robbery at Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles led to the death of rapper PnB Rock
According to law enforcement sources, PnB Rock was fatally shot during a robbery at Roscoe’s House of Chicken & Waffles on Monday afternoon in South Los Angeles.
At 1:15 p.m., Los Angeles police Capt. Kelly Muniz said a shunt occurred at the famous eatery on Main Street and Manchester Avenue. The victim’s identity was not revealed.
Rock, 30, had been with his girlfriend at the restaurant, who had posted a location-tagged Instagram photo that was since deleted.
According to Muniz, a suspect brandished a firefighter inside the restaurant and demanded items from the victim. Sources told The Times that Rock was targeted for his jewelry.
During the robbery, the assailant shot the victim almost immediately, Muniz said.
After shooting the victim, he fled the parking lot in a getaway car, she said.
The victim was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead shortly after 1:59 p.m.