Rapper gunned down outside Chicago jail, shot 64 times

Rapper gunned down outside Chicago jail, shot 64 times

A Chicago rapper, Londre Sylvester was gunned down in a hail of bullets moments after he walked out of jail and had been fitted for an ankle bracelet, reports said.

When 31-year-old Londre Sylvester left Cook County Jail at just before 9 p.m. on Saturday night, gunmen got out of two parked cars and shot him 64 times, according to a police report obtained by The Chicago Tribune.

Two women were also injured in the ambush – a 60-year old woman who’d just posted Sylvester’s bond and a 35-year-old woman who worked at the jail, CWBChicago said.

Sylvester rapped locally as KTS Dre and had tattooed KTS on his neck alongside a target sign, the report stated. KTS stands for “Kill to Survive,” the outlet said.

Sylvester had “just been released” from custody and fitted with an electronic monitoring device as part of his bail, the police report stated.

The rapper had been jailed for violating the conditions of his release on a 2020 gun charge, the Tribune said. He posted $5,000 bail on Friday, the newspaper said.

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