Dex Osama was shot and killed yesterday (September 7) outside of a strip club in his hometown of Detroit, WDIV reports. He was 21.

The rapper, whose given name was Byron Cox, was reportedly shot twice, once in the chest and once in the stomach. He ran to a nearby gas station where a man tried to help him.

Dex Osama was pronounced dead at the hospital.

There have not been any arrests in the case at press time.

Meek Mill, A$AP Mob member A$AP Addie and fellow Detroit rapper DeJ Loaf expressed their sadness about his death.

“Damn RIP YOUNGIN,” Meek Mill writes on Instagram for the caption of a picture of himself with Osama. “Had a lot of talks with you about getting out them streets and chasing ya dreams! I really believed in you and seen you putting on for Detroit! RIP @dex_osama for all my fellow young kings coming up tryna make it out, take ya time and think about where you want ya life to go! MAY GOD BLESS HIS SOUL! Never let them streets shatter ya dreams!!!”

RIP 2 DEX OSAMA FOREEAL,” A$AP Addie writes on Twitter with a picture of an earlier tweet from A$AP Ant saying that the A$AP Mob listened to Dex Osama’s music while touring. “HE DIDNT EVEN HAVE THAT GOOD 15MINS OF FAME TO TAKE CARE & PROVIDE FOR OF FAMILY.”

“Dex, my boy!” DeJ Loaf writes on Twitter with an angel emoji.

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