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Teen rapper accidentally kills himself on social media video after pointing gun at his head and pulling trigger

A teenage rapper accidentally killed himself while filming a video on social media when he pointed a gun at his head and pulled the trigger.

The rapper, 17, was found dead in Suffolk, Virginia, on May 15, police confirmed to The Post.

Cops said they believe he died from an “accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound” to the head.

Rylo Huncho, 17, displaying the gun in his video Instagram / @rylohuncho_
Huncho pointed the gun at his head and pulled the trigger Instagram / @rylohuncho_

Police would not confirm the name of the deceased teen, but separate footage circulating on social media showed Suffolk-based rapper Rylo Huncho singing into a camera while dancing with a pistol with a green laser sight.

The boy appeared to switch off the weapon’s safety and point it at his head, when a gunshot rang out and and he was thrown from view as the camera dropped.

The next day, a GoFundMe was set up for Huncho’s grieving mother.

The 17-year-old aspiring rapper was based out of Suffolk, Virginia. Instagram / @rylohuncho_

“He was her only son!” a cousin of the rapper wrote in the post. “She was a single parent but took care of her son the best she could.”

“Suicide/accidental was the cause of his death we are still trying to figure out why. But anything I mean anything can help her at this time of need,” the cousin wrote.

“It was always her and her son.”