01/07/2013 02:31 pm ET Updated Jan 07, 2013

Chief Keef's Stepbrother, Ulysses 'Chris' Gissendanner III, Shot Dead On South Side

Story by Mark Konkol, courtesy of Chicago:

CHICAGO — Rapper Chief Keef’s stepbrother, an aspiring rapper from the suburbs, took a fatal bullet to the back of the head on the Far South Side, becoming yet another casualty of Chicago's shooting epidemic.

Ulysses "Chris" Gissendanner III, a 19-year old graduate of Oak Park-River Forest High, became at least the fourth aspiring teen rapper to get shot and killed in Chicago since September.

Gissendanner modeled his hip-hop alter ego, ”YPN Boomtown,” after Chief Keef, the Englewood teen rap sensation he was related to by marriage.

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