Five arrests have been made in connection with the February 2020 death of Pop Smoke, the Los Angeles Police Department announced. Three of the people arrested are adult males and two are juvenile males. Police have not announced any other information or suspected motives.
When contacted by Pitchfork, representatives for the Pop Smoke Estate offered no comment. Pitchfork has also reached out to representatives for the Los Angeles Police Department.
Pop Smoke was shot and killed in a suspected home invasion in Hollywood Hills, California. The rapper was 20 years old.
Read Pitchfork’s “Remembering Pop Smoke, Brooklyn Rap’s Key Figure Gone Too Soon.”