The Jacka was shot and killed in Oakland, California today (February 2), according to CBS San Francisco

Witnesses said they heard multiple gunshots fired at approximately 8:45 pm PST on MacArthur Boulevard by 94th Street in Oakland. 

The CBS report says that no suspects have been identified at press time. 

The Jacka was a member of The Mob Figaz. He collaborated with C-Bo, Messy Marv, San Quinn and Berner, among others, during his career, which started in the 1990s.

Last year, The Jacka released the Highway Robbery album with Freeway. 

Several artists and fans commented on The Jacka’s passing on twitter, including Raekwon and J-Ro of Tha Alkaholiks.

“RIP tha Jacka sad #BayArea,” Marty James wrote.

James’ tweet is as follows, as are tweets from others regarding The Jacka.

HipHopDX would like to extend its condolences to the family and friends of The Jacka.