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Lil Snupe, up-and-coming rapper, shot to death at 18 in La.

June 20, 2013 at 5:44 PM

WINNFIELD, La., June 20 (UPI) -- Addarren Ross, a rising rapper known as Lil Snupe, was shot and killed early Thursday in Winnfield, La., police said. He was 18.

The performer recently signed a record deal with Meek Mill's Dream Chasers label, The Hollywood Reporter said.

A suspect has been identified, but no other details, including a possible motive, have been released to the media, the entertainment industry trade newspaper said.

"The call I got this morning is un real RIP 2 my Lil n---- lilsnupe," his manager, DJ Smallz, said via Twitter Thursday.

"I aint gone lie i cant stop crying! I Can't Believe My Youngin Gone! RIP lil bro @LilSnupe," Dream Chasers' Louie V Gutta tweeted.

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