Rapper ‘shot dead’ at 19 a year after brutal rival gang attack

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Rapper Einar, 19, was changeable  dormant   instantly successful  a ablution  of bullets successful  the upscale suburb of Hammarby Sjostad, Swedish National Police Board spokesperson  Ola Osterling told the Swedish quality    bureau  TT. Rapper Einar, 19, was changeable dormant instantly successful a ablution of bullets successful the upscale suburb of Hammarby Sjostad, Swedish National Police Board spokesperson Ola Osterling told the Swedish quality bureau TT. TT NEWS AGENCY/AFP via Getty Ima

Nils “Einar” Gronberg, an award-winning Swedish rapper with millions of euphony level streams, was gunned down Thursday nighttime successful Stockholm. He died astatine 19 successful what is believed to beryllium a gang-related incident, authorities person confirmed.

The signaling creator was “shot dormant instantly” by a ablution of bullets fired successful the upscale suburb of Hammarby Sjostad, Swedish National Police Board spokesperson Ola Osterling told the Swedish quality bureau TT.

“A young beingness has been extinguished, and I recognize that helium meant a batch to galore young people. It is tragic,” Prime Minister Stefan Lofven besides told the section outlet.

No arrests had been made arsenic of Friday greeting —  but authorities are looking for astatine slightest 2 suspects who allegedly changeable the rapper, according to the Associated Press.

The rapper’s execution is being investigated arsenic gang-related, arsenic it occurred a twelvemonth aft helium was reportedly kidnapped and sexually assaulted by a rival gang, according to the Swedish nationalist broadcaster SVT and different outlets.

Police forensics enactment    connected  the tract  wherever  a idiosyncratic   believed to beryllium  the Swedish rap creator  Einar, officially named Nils Kurt Erik Einar Gronberg, was changeable  to decease  successful  the thoroughfare  astatine  the Hammarby Sjostad distict successful  Stockholm precocious   successful  the nighttime  of October 21, 2021.Police forensics enactment connected the tract wherever Swedish rap creator Einar, calved Nils Kurt Erik Einar Gronberg, was changeable to decease successful the thoroughfare astatine the Hammarby Sjostad territory successful Stockholm the nighttime of October 21, 2021.TT NEWS AGENCY/AFP via Getty Ima

Einar roseate to fame astatine 16 erstwhile his opus “Katten one trakten,” from his debut medium “Forsta klass,” topped the Swedish charts successful 2019. That debut azygous has more than 8 cardinal videos connected YouTube.

He went connected to merchandise 4 albums, rack up tens of millions of streams connected euphony platforms and earned respective Swedish Grammys and different awards, including an planetary opus of the twelvemonth grant successful 2019.

Sweden has seen a rise successful organized transgression enactment in caller years and respective gang-related shootings person occurred successful Stockholm, Goteborg and Malmo, the AP reported.

A antheral   places flowers and candles adjacent   a transgression  country   successful  the Hammarby Sjostad territory  successful  Stockholm connected  October 22, 2021 aft  a idiosyncratic   believed to beryllium  the Swedish rap creator  Einar, officially named Nils Kurt Erik Einar Gronberg, was changeable  to decease  precocious   connected  October 21.A antheral places flowers and candles adjacent a transgression country successful the Hammarby Sjostad territory successful Stockholm connected October 22 aft Swedish rap creator Einar was changeable to decease precocious connected October 21.TT NEWS AGENCY/AFP via Getty Ima