Sergio Vega Killed When Heading to Concert


Sergio Vega Killed When Heading to Concert


The musician is said to have been murdered by unknown gunmen who targeted Vega's red Cadillac and shot him dead after the vehicle crashed to a halt.

Mexican singer Sergio Vega has been killed in a gunfight just hours after he dismissed false online reports of his own death. The 40-year-old star, who was also known as El Shaka, was gunned down on his way to a concert in Sinaloa, Mexico on Saturday night, June 26. The musician is said to have been murdered by unknown gunmen who targeted Vega's red Cadillac and shot him dead after the vehicle crashed to a halt, according to the BBC.

He was killed just hours after he gave an interview to entertainment website La Oreja in which he silenced online gossip which suggested he had been murdered. Vega told the website, "It's happened to me for years now, someone tells a radio station or a newspaper I've been killed, or suffered an accident. And then I have to call my dear mum, who has heart trouble, to reassure her."

Vega, who played with his band Sergio Vega y Sus Shakas Del Norte, was known for his controversial narcocorridos music, which often features lyrics celebrating the lives of drugs barons. He is said to have increased his security following the 2007 murder of Sergio Gomez, lead singer of K-Paz de la Sierra.

Police in Mexico are investigating the killing and are said to have linked Vega's death to local drugs gangs.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Comments

  •  
    DeyaNL
    Jul 28, 2010

    Soy tu Fan # 1 Sergio!!! QEPD

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Cara Delevingne Goes Bottomless to Raise Awareness for Cancer. See the Racy Snap
  2. Young Thug's 'No, My Name Is Jeffery' Album Cover Sparks Hilarious Memes
  3. DJ Snake Unveils Snippet of Selena Gomez's Version of 'Let Me Love You'
  4. Lady GaGa's New Song 'Perfect Illusion' Reportedly Due Out Next Week
  5. Avril Lavigne's New Album Is on the Way
  6. Iggy Azalea Hits Recording Studio With Verse Simmonds
  7. Angelina Jolie Worries Brad Pitt Will Leave Her for Marion Cotillard
  8. Charlize Theron Gets Called Out for Letting Her Son Dress Like Elsa of 'Frozen'
  9. Get Your First Glimpse of Tom Hardy in Christopher Nolan's WWII Film 'Dunkirk'
  10. Britney Spears Calls 'Carpool Karaoke' With James Corden 'Awkward'

CELEBS PHOTO