Reports surfaced noting that Nick Blixky—a 22Gz affiliate and up and coming Brooklyn rapper, was shot and killed this past Sunday night (May 10) in Brooklyn.

Born Nickalus Thompson, the rapper was reportedly found with gunshot wounds while on Winthrop Street in Leffert Gardens in Brooklyn. Police noted the rapper was shot in his buttocks and torso, and that he was taken to the NYC Health & Hospitals/King County. Police are currently investigating the shooting, and no arrests have been made so far.

Hours before the shooting, Nick Blixky posted that he had new music on the way in the form of a mixtape called ‘Different Timin,’ which was set to drop on June 3. 22Gz took to Instagram to speak on the loss of Nick, saying “One of the realist and most loyal homies i got id never forget you bro & imma miss you can’t stop thinking bout all the s**t we been through and how far we came I wish I was there to save you my n***a 💔sleep easy bro and watch over us I love you save me a spot up there ya legacy could never die bro.” Rest in peace and condolences to the family of Nick Blixky.

source: NBC 4 New York