Swedish teen rapper killed in shooting

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Award-winning Swedish rapper Einar, who topped the country s charts, was shot and killed in Stockholm, police and media said Friday as police hunted for suspects.

The 19-year-old Einar, who raps in Swedish, was the most streamed artist on Spotify in Sweden in 2019. He was shot several times outside an apartment building shortly before 11pm on Thursday.

Ambulance personnel administered first aid but he died at the scene, Stockholm police spokeswoman Towe Hagg told AFP. P

olice have opened a murder investigation. “We are actively working to figure out why it happened and who can be behind it,” Hagg said. In line with usual practice, police have not yet confirmed the identity of the victim.—AFP

 

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