01/04/2014 11:33 am ET Updated Jan 23, 2014

Friend Of Rapper 50 Cent Fatally Shot in Springfield Gardens, Police Say


QUEENS — A struggling rap musician with ties to 50 Cent was gunned down in Springfield Gardens Friday afternoon by a gunman dressed all in black, police said.

The assailant wounded two other men and a woman who were riding in an SUV with rapper Jamal Green, 42, who performs under the name Mazaradi Fox, according to the NYPD. He was declared dead at the scene with a gunshot wound to the torso.