COPS are hunting for rapper Mo3’s killer after a “brazen” gunman’s broad daylight assault on a Dallas highway.
Melvin Noble, 28, was driving down the I-35 freeway in Dallas at around 11.55am when a car pulled up next to him, opening fire and spraying his vehicle with bullets, a source told Urban Islandz.
Mo3, real name Melvin Noble, was 28[/caption]
Mo3’s car is then said to have lost control, crashing into a concrete barrier before coming to a halt.
The 28-year-old fled the vehicle, with the gunman following on foot and opening fire – shooting Noble in the back of the head, it’s claimed.
The victim was transported to hospital where he died from his injuries.
Another male motorist was hit by a stray bullet and was rushed to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Mo3 is believed to be the victim involved in the incident[/caption]
Graphic videos have circulated online appearing to show a man lying on his back while another person performs CPR on him – although it’s unclear if that is the rapper, or the bystander.
Dallas Police confirmed to The Sun a shooting took place and that an adult black male died, but could not yet confirm their identity.
No one is in custody for the crime at this time and police have said it is an active investigation.
The incident took place on Wednesday morning[/caption]
On Wednesday evening, Dallas Police Department confirmed to The Sun that the suspect was still at large.
Sgt Warren Mitchell said on Wednesday afternoon: “I don’t know a better word to describe it other than brazen.
“I mean, broad daylight. Several cars around. They could care less who else might be injured. Gunfire that could go astray.”
Who was rapper Mo3?
Mo3, who was 28, was a recording artist from Dallas.
He was born Melvin Noble, on May 31, 1992.
Mo3 has been long associated with Boosie Badazz’s Bad Azz Music label.
He is most famous for his 2019 collaboration with Boosie Badazz with song Errybody (Remix).
The rapper recorded three albums and released some new songs earlier this year.
Just hours before his death, Noble shared footage of himself on his Instagram story on stage performing to a packed nightclub.
It’s not known for sure when the video was filmed.
Frequent social media posts made by Noble before his death refer to his humble background.
“Them Nightmares in the trenches made me Dream Big,” he wrote alongside a snap in October and “Made it off My Block” penned earlier this month.
Boosie Badazz, whose label Mo3 was associated with, said he was “lost for words” after hearing the news of the rapper’s death.
He wrote: “I’m lost for words #tip. Mo3 see u when I get there.”
He also expressed his anger at people calling and texting him after the news of Mo3’s death broke.
He also went on a sweary rant saying: “Stop calling me n texting me! F*** YOU H*** ,N***** n FAKE ASS FAMILY ALL YALL CAN SUCK MY D***! ALL YALL GOT A MOTIVE F***ING WOTH ME ANYWAY”.
Mo3’s record label Empire addressed the rapper’s death in a statement posted on social media.
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It wrote: “EMPIRE has lost a member of our family today — Dallas’ own MO3. We share this horrible loss with MO3’s family, team and fans.
“His infectious personality and unrivaled talent brought joy and therapy to his legions of followers across the country.
“We can only hope to continue his legacy and push forward with the same energy that MO3 shared with the world. Love Live MO3.”