According to reports, Los Angeles-based tattoo artist, body piercer, and member of the Seventh Letter graffiti crew Mr. Trigger (a.k.a. Trigz ONE) was shot and killed on Oct. 9 following a fight that started inside 5150 Tattoo & Body Piercing and eventually ended on Laurel Canyon Blvd. in North Hollywood, Calif.
The 40-year-old tattoo artist, whose real name is Michael Christopher Pebley, had several celebrity clients, including Tyga and Chris Brown, who tweeted and Instagrammed his condolences when he heard the news.
: Friend tells ABC7 that shooting victim is artist known as Trigz http://t.co/GN9hShEaYR" RIP homie. Shit it crazy!— Chris Brown (@chrisbrown) October 10, 2014
Witnesses say that the gunman fled in a white Honda Accord, but no arrests have been made. Pebley is survived by his wife and five children. A GoFundMe account has been started to help raise money for funeral expenses.
Check out this video profile of Trigz from Mr. Cartoon and Estevan Oriol's "Tattoo Stories" series:
[via Daily Mail]