Meek Mill’s Cousin Was Fatally Shot In Philadelphia


Meek Mill is mourning the loss of his younger cousin, Angelo “Lo” Colon,” who was killed in Philadelphia, Penn., on Tuesday night (Sept. 13). NBC 10 reports that Colon was shot in the head outside of a takeout restaurant on 18th Street and Snyder Avenue.

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After receiving the saddening news, the MMG cohort took to his Instagram account to spill his thoughts. “Watching my family die to these philly streets! Probation is the only thing that got me tied to coming back here so frequent!!” Meek writes. “My mission is to save my family from these streets and change the mindframe of all my lil cousins growing up in it!!!! #RIPLO hurt me to see you in this same spot lifeless!”

NBC also reports that Colon’s death was among five other murders within a 15 hour time span in Philly. The city’s homicide rate increased more than 10 percent at this same time in 2015.

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