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Cousin of rapper Chief Keef shot, killed in West Englewood

A rapper from Chicago was shot and killed in West Englewood.

33-year-old Mario Hess was known as “Blood Money.”

He was the second cousin of rapper “Chief Keef.”

Like his cousin, Hess had just recently signed a recording deal with Interscope Records.

One of his songs — “Thought He Was” — has been viewed 2-million times on YouTube.

At around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Hess was found on a sidewalk near 56th and Elizabeth, shot to death. He was shot over 1o times.

His  manager says he was on his way to a recording studio when he was killed.

Another man, 28-year-old Darnell Patton, was also shot and is in serious condition at Stroger Hospital.

No one has been arrested in the shooting.

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