Rapper King of died after a violent confrontation outside a nightclub in Atlanta that ended with a gunshot … TMZ already knew.
Law enforcement sources tell TMZ … a deadly shooting broke out early Friday morning outside the Monaco Hookah Lounge in downtown Atlanta, with gunshots exchanged between two groups of men. argue with each other.
Our sources say there are Atlanta policemen working at the club and a policeman on a patrol nearby … and that the police opened fire when confronting the gunmen.
In total, our sources report that six people were shot, three of them still at the scene and transported by EMS to the hospital. We said 3 other people escaped, but eventually went to hospital.
Three people died from their wounds, including King Von … according to one of his best friends.
We were told that no police were injured in the shooting, and are currently being investigated by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Atlanta Police.
It is not clear who shot King Von, sources say investigators are trying to find out who shot who.
King Von is a growing rapper in Atlanta, released his first single, “Crazy Story” in 2018 and is affiliated with Lil Durk.