Popular YouTuber, Zack Stoner, founder of ZackTV1 out of Chicago, IL was shot and killed driving in the city’s South Loop neighborhood this Wednesday morning (May 30th). According to Billboard, WGN TV says Zack Stoner commonly known as Zack TV was shot in the head and in the neck before his Jeep drove on to a curb. The Chicago Police Department (CPD) confirmed the details but added no additional information.
In addition to the tragic accident, witness claim to have seen a group of people jump out of a Chevy Caprice, get into a third vehicle and leave the scene of the accident. Chicago PD has no suspects at the moment, but a writer and developer from Chicago by the name Aaron Dunlap captured video right after the shooting.
Madeline I have a video of people yelling and fleeing the scene in a vehicle moments after the shooting pic.twitter.com/BAKhaD2AR4
— Aaron Dunlap 🗽 (@aarond) May 30, 2018
ZackTV1 was said to be a raw street reporter for Chicago’s hip hop community. Here is a quote from a interview he did with the Chicago Defender back in April.
“I wanted to show the world the other side of Chicago. Back when I was growing up, we had Common and Kanye West. Those are great brothers and great entertainers, but I didn’t think they represented Chicago the way that I’ve seen Chicago,” Stoner told the Chicago Defender in an April 16 interview in which Stone referred to his channel as a “Hood CNN” that shows “both sides” of issues. “I wanted to show the world what the other side of Chicago looks like…our culture––the way we dress, what we eat, how we talk, how we walk.”
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