Foolio Shot and Killed at 26

Florida rapper Foolio was shot and killed outside of a Holiday Inn in Tampa, Fla.

Foolio Shot and Killed at Age 26

Florida rapper Foolio, who use to go by Julio Foolio, was shot and killed outside of a Holiday Inn in Tampa, Fla., early Sunday morning (June 23). He was 26.

Tampa Police Department has confirmed to XXL that Foolio, born Charles Jones, was among the four victims who were shot at during a shooting incident outside of the hotel.

“At approximately 4:40 am, Tampa Police received a 911 call for a shooting at 11606 McKinley Drive,” the TPD said in a statement. “A total of four people were injured in the shooting. One person was pronounced deceased, three other victims are being treated at the hospital. Their condition is listed as stable at this time.”

“Police are investigating what led up to the shooting and working to identify those involved. This is an active investigation. Additional information will be released when available,” the statement continued.

“Anyone with information related to this shooting incident is asked to contact Tampa PD by calling 813-231-6130 or share a tip via Tip411, which is accessible through the TampaPD app.,” the statement concluded.

Foolio’s Attorney Confirms Rapper Was Killed in an “Ambush”

According to a News4JAX report, published on Sunday, Foolio’s attorney, Lewis Fusco, confirmed with the news channel of the late rapper’s death.

Lewis told News4Jax that Foolio was celebrating his 26th birthday and was staying at an Airbnb. Apparently, Foolio was kicked out of the Airbnb for having too many people and went to another location. Across his social media channels, there were multiple posts revealing the location of the event.

Lewis told News4JAX that Foolio got a hotel room at a Holiday Inn hotel, where he was “basically ambushed.”

This is a developing story….

Watch WFLA News Report on the Fatal Shooting at Tampa Holiday Inn

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