Chicago rapper Spyda D acquired right into a shootout yesterday, whereas recording an Instagram Live video on his block, MTO News has discovered.
In the video, which MTO News posted under, Spyda was speaking along with his followers in regards to the launch of his new single. The rapper defined to followers that he deliberate on releasing new music on Friday.
During the speak, Spyda D bragged about not having to put on a bullet proof vest, and informed followers that “he’s good in these streets.”
But earlier than he might end the video, the rapper noticed one thing he discovered suspicious. He yelled out to his pals, “Right here” after which gunshots had been heard.
Spyda and his pals managed to evade the gunshots – and appeared to tug out their very own weapons – to defend themselves. Luckily nobody was injured nonetheless.
Here’s the video:
Chicago is within the midst of one of many worst crime sprees in reported historical past. According to the Chicago Police Department, there is a troubling rise in gun violence this 12 months and it reveals little signal of slowing down. The metropolis had 5 fewer homicides this April than final April, however the variety of capturing victims elevated to 299 from 225.
So far this 12 months, 997 individuals have been shot, in contrast with 718 final 12 months. The metropolis has had 187 homicides — 31 greater than throughout the identical interval final 12 months.