Angelo Colon has been named as the late cousin of rapper, Meek Mill. According to reports, Mill’s young cousin is one of the victims of a string of violence in Philadelphia.
21-year-old Angelo Colon was allegedly shot and killed Tuesday night.
According to law enforcement, Angelo suffered a gunshot wound to his head and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Mill shared a snap of his cousin as a tribute. He captioned the image sharing his frustration over the violence in Philadelphia.
**** Lo! Watching my family die to these philly streets! Probation is the only thing that got me tied to come coming back here so frequent!! My mission is to save my family from these streets and change the mindframe of all my lil cousins growing up in it!!!! #RIPLOhurt me to see you in this same spot lifeless!
The events begin with the deaths of 68-year-old woman, identified as Virginia McLaughlin, along with Lawrence Carty, 60, both dead of stab wounds.
According to NBC Philadelphia, a few hours later a shooting in Philadelphia’s Fairhill neighborhood left a 32-year-old man dead.
About two hours after that, just after 7:30 p.m., a man died after police say someone shot him several times.
About an our later, in West Philadelphia, a 24-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to the back on Frazier Street near Media, in the Carroll Park neighborhood. Police said that victim was hospitalized in stable condition and officers arrested the suspected shooter.
Colon died after police say someone shot him in the head outside a take-out restaurant at 18th Street and Snyder Avenue.
Just minutes later, another man showed up at Albert Einstein Medical Center with gunshot wounds to his back, police said.
Less than an hour later, Angelo Colon died. Police say someone shot him in the head outside a take-out restaurant at 18th Street and Snyder Avenue.
Apparently Colon was also into music. Many have expressed their grief over Angelo Colon’s loss. YOLA BOY wrote to Facebook