Rapper Tyrone “Tall T” Franklin was murdered on Tuesday in broad daylight while sitting on a park bench.

According to News 10, the 23-year-old up-and-comer was with his girlfriend at the Long Park in Stockton, California. He was approached by the assailant and tapped on the shoulder. When he turned around, the suspect shot and killed him. Police have no suspect or motive for the murder.  

Tall T planned to release a new album this summer. His friends told the station that they plan on making sure that the LP is completed and released.

HipHopDX sends its condolences to Tall T’s family during this difficult time.