According to accounts from Goonew’s family members, they are currently investigating the death as a homicide. The police are yet to state whether he was shot during an attempted robbery or related to any gang assassination.
The victim’s identification has not been confirmed by the PGPD. The authorities are urgently seeking any information on the shooting on Friday.
Goonew was shot and killed in District Heights, Md., a Washington suburb in Prince George’s County. Few details are available at this time about the rapper’s life and death.
Goonew, formerly known as Hoodrich Goonew, Big Wizzle, and various variations of his stage name, emerged on the scene in 2017 and collaborated frequently with fellow DMV rapper Lil Dude while signed to Hoodrich Pablo Juan’s squad.
In June, VNZA was assassinated in Missouri, the latest in a string of rappers who have been shot and killed. Supa Gates, a Brooklyn rapper, was shot many times on April 11 in Crown Heights, near Troy Avenue.
In July 2021, KTS Dre, a Chicago rapper, gained news after being shot 64 times in the head and in several other areas of his body.
In May 2021, another hip-hop musician, Bay Area rapper Mike Darole, was slain during a botched theft attempt.