Toronto rapper Dimarjio Antonio Jenkins known as Houdini has been confirmed dead after a shooting outside the Bisha Hotel Tuesday afternoon.
The 21-year-old rapper was the victim of what Toronto Police say appears to have been a targeted shooting after gunfire broke out outside the hotel sometime after 4 p.m. on Tuesday.
The Up and coming hip-hop star, Houdini was one of three people taken to hospital with injuries but he was pronounced dead at 6:30 p.m. The two others, a woman, 27, and a 15-year-old boy are expected to recover from the attack.
Houdini grew up in the Driftwood neighbourhood near Jane Street and Finch Avenue in Toronto, and had been carving out a place for himself in the city’s underground rap scene since 2016.