Rapper Pop Smoke shared his address on Instagram hours before he was killed

A rapper who was shot dead in Los Angeles accidentally shared the address of the house where he was staying on Instagram, it has been revealed.

Brooklyn-born drill artist Pop Smoke was murdered at a property owned by Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Teddi Mellencamp, daughter of 80s singer John Mellencamp.

On the night of his death, the rapper, born Bashar Barakah Jackson, shared the address of where he was staying on Hercules Drive, Los Angeles, in a since-deleted video on his Instagram story.

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The 10-second clip showed his AMIRI bags with the address of the property on a label on them.

In another picture shared on his Instagram, a house number can be seen behind him and his friend, as they posed in front of a Range Rover.

The Airbnb profile for the house shows a large swimming pool with spectacular views over the city of Los Angeles.

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Los Angeles County Police say that an unknown number of armed men broke into the house at around 4.30am local time (12.30pm UK time), some wearing masks and hoodies.

A police source told local media that a man in a ski mask was seen running down Hercules Drive just after the shooting.

No one has yet been arrested for the killing.

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Pop Smoke was rushed to hospital in West Hollywood in an ambulance but sadly died from his injuries.


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