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Just signed by a record label, rapper Lil Snupe fatally shot in Louisiana, police say

By Michael Martinez, CNN
updated 7:52 PM EDT, Thu June 20, 2013
Lil Snupe had just signed a recording deal with Meek Mill's Dream Chasers label.
Lil Snupe had just signed a recording deal with Meek Mill's Dream Chasers label.

(CNN) -- Rapper Lil Snupe, 18, was killed after being shot twice in the torso in pre-dawn hours Thursday in Winnfield, Louisiana, police said.

Police were still investigating the shooting Thursday afternoon and hadn't established a motive, according to a police statement provided by Lt. Charles Curry.

The Winn Parish coroner investigators declared him dead at the scene of an apartment building, police said.

His real name was Addarren Ross, and he had just signed a recording deal with Meek Mill's Dream Chasers label, police said.

CNN's Jennifer Moore contributed to this report.

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