Richmond police probe shooting of local rapper

Feb 22, 2012 Full story: Contra Costa Times 41

Rene Garcia, who used the handle "Lil' G" while rapping about life and his escapades in North Richmond, died behind a fence near the park's basketball courts about 7 p.m. Patrol officers found him there shortly after numerous reports of gunfire at the park that began at 6:47 p.m., Detective Nicole Abetkov said.

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Garcia

Chico, CA

#2 Feb 22, 2012
How dare you make light of his death. Go to hell
EsT

Brentwood, CA

#3 Feb 22, 2012
How dare you talk about my cousin like that. You have no respect and didn't know who he was. He was an amazing gifted man who had a son and a loving family. Go to hell
Nina

Brentwood, CA

#4 Feb 22, 2012
Rip Rene he had so many fans fk them suckazz hatin on him cuz he was goin sum where.
U will continue to live thru your music
U will be missd
TheTRUTH

Richmond, CA

#5 Feb 23, 2012
1ST of all he was a "wanna-be" he should have stuck to soccer, 2nd he should have stayed in the burbs with his familia instead of trying to be "hard" in these streets! 3rd he has a son so why glorify violence, or brag about intercourse with another mans signifigant other!?? 4TH he kept the wrong company and everyone knows that!! 5TH hes from pinole trying to live a "Richmond" life style......Stevie Wonder saw this coming and he is blind......Not saying its right but he seemed to want that life....thats the price you pay.....
TheTRUTH

Richmond, CA

#6 Feb 23, 2012
and futhermore he was not a "good rapper", so what he made lil videos or rhymed through freestyles, his fan base are middle schoolers and high schoolers! And from what were hearing he was sleeping with "under-aged" girls, some are pregnant and others have caught std's through his acts!!! thats just WRONG!!! But hes a good guy right!??? BS
The real truth

Richmond, CA

#7 Feb 23, 2012
Truth is I loved his music nice and hes hansom
real talk 86

Berkeley, CA

#10 Feb 23, 2012
wow..yall have no respect.please just leave it alone.....rip homie...how can yall talk down on somthing like this...wow no respect...karma is a motha
Jacqueline

United States

#11 Feb 23, 2012
its funny you wanna ramble about him now that he is not here to defend himself huh? if this was your family member friend whatever you wouldn't want people talking shit tho! also were you there when he was having sex with whoever he was?! NO so all you're going by s by what people say also known as "INSTIGATING" i'm 22 and listened to music. you probably didn't even know anything about him just going by what all these dumbasses are telling you. so stfu. Let him rest in peace. You look like a low life speaking on someone who passed away. If you're here to be so negative keep it to yourself!!

Rene i met you when i was 16 you're music till this day is amazing! well be missing you you will live in our hearts and your music will continue

RIP RENE LIL G THE GREAT GARCIA
KeepinItReal

Saint Louis, MO

#12 Feb 23, 2012
Okay first i wanna say is RIP Rene, no one deserves to die! I only heard of him litteraly 3 1/2 weeks ago, because someone showed me his "Motto Remix" then to hear he died is sad. BUT i did do some research on him to see what kind of music he was doin, and noticed that he talked about the rich a lot, he repped 17th street pretty hard, and rapped about drugs, violence, and he would show off guns by pointing them to the camera. All this leads me to believe that 1. he was really into all that, and if you live that lifestyle you're definitely gonna get people looking at you a certain way, that can lead to what happened, he knew what he was doing, n that aint coo, gangsta rappers dont always make it. or 2. he was frontin about what he talked about, n people in the rich dont be feeling people that claim the rich when they really not from there. BUT i dont know dude, all i know is what i seen for myself. just keepin it real! RIP!
TheTRUTH

Richmond, CA

#13 Feb 23, 2012
I know Rene, he was a wanna be! He would do lines of coke and smoke weed and think he was on top of the world! He was the low life! He should have took care of his child instead of running the streets! Dont be mad at peoples opinions cause everyone has skeletons in there closets! He wasnt no saint, he got all you women on his nuts!! Yall women are dumb too! Wake up and smell the truth dumbasses!
Rest Easy Rene

Sacramento, CA

#14 Feb 23, 2012
He was a good rapper, he has thousands of fans and is known all through California. They were not only high school & middle school students. Get your facts straight. He has touched the lives of many people and if you have anything negative to say about his passing then you need to keep that to yourself. I do not know about his acts, nor have I heard about them so whether they be true or not, he is no longer with us. Do not google his name and search for the news article of his passing if you are just going to be disrespectful. To the Prince of Rich City, you will never be forgotten.
Jacqueline R

Prospect Heights, IL

#15 Feb 23, 2012
Rest Easy Rene wrote:
He was a good rapper, he has thousands of fans and is known all through California. They were not only high school & middle school students. Get your facts straight. He has touched the lives of many people and if you have anything negative to say about his passing then you need to keep that to yourself. I do not know about his acts, nor have I heard about them so whether they be true or not, he is no longer with us. Do not google his name and search for the news article of his passing if you are just going to be disrespectful. To the Prince of Rich City, you will never be forgotten.
Thank you ! At least someone gets what I'm saying
Jacqueline

Prospect Heights, IL

#16 Feb 23, 2012
TheTRUTH wrote:
I know Rene, he was a wanna be! He would do lines of coke and smoke weed and think he was on top of the world! He was the low life! He should have took care of his child instead of running the streets! Dont be mad at peoples opinions cause everyone has skeletons in there closets! He wasnt no saint, he got all you women on his nuts!! Yall women are dumb too! Wake up and smell the truth dumbasses!
his skeletons correct so who are you to throw his BUSINESS not YOURS out there who asked you?! let him be man drop it and let him rest in peace no one on this earth is perfect!!!!! you disgust me keep your negate ve opinions to yourself.
Dead i Side Show

Sacramento, CA

#17 Feb 23, 2012
Rest in peace, man. Whatever your real life was, or what you did was your prerogative, and people will judge you for your wrong, but in the end only you can judge you since you're the ONLY one that faced life to its entirety. Your family, and fans will keep your music alive forever. Paz!

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Dead i Side Show

Sacramento, CA

#18 Feb 23, 2012
Rest in peace, man. Whatever your real life was, or what you did was your prerogative, and people will judge you for your wrong, but in the end only you can judge you since you're the ONLY one that faced life to its entirety. Your family, and fans will keep your music alive forever. Paz!
www.rerverbnation.com/deasideshow
scooter

Plattsburg, MO

#19 Feb 23, 2012
another one bites the dust,lmfao
EsT

Brentwood, CA

#20 Feb 23, 2012
TheTRUTH wrote:
I know Rene, he was a wanna be! He would do lines of coke and smoke weed and think he was on top of the world! He was the low life! He should have took care of his child instead of running the streets! Dont be mad at peoples opinions cause everyone has skeletons in there closets! He wasnt no saint, he got all you women on his nuts!! Yall women are dumb too! Wake up and smell the truth dumbasses!
Don't you dare talk about my cousin like you know him cause you don't. Your a hater and karma is gonna come to you. You have no right to say all that . He was a good ass dude & thats MY family so don't you dare disrespect him. Go to hell bro
Diamond LaRue

Fresno, CA

#21 Feb 25, 2012
My daughter knew him and they had a falling out, and she called my crying today, "Don't Hate Cause He Was Doing Something You Couldn't Do", RIP LIL G, your death touched my daughter tramendously, she'll miss you.....
Apple's Mom
Haters gonna hate

Chico, CA

#22 Feb 27, 2012
To all the haters I hope a loved one of yours dies so I can shit on their life. Have some respect
Melissa

Richmond, CA

#24 Mar 1, 2012
Wow! its so sad to see someone talk.down about someone who passed & will be truly.missed!. Rene was a good friend of mine & to.me he was a genuine, caring, very intelligent guy.. shame on you! Weren't you ever taught if you have nothing nice to say keep it to yourself??? this is a time of grieving.. we don't need your negative comments or opinions.. ill definitely pray for you! You need Jesus In your life.. besides what he did with his life was none of your business! Whatever made him happy is all that matters.. your just a disrespectful, cold hearted, obviously very unhappy with yourself or your life from what your showing.. don't judge! That's not your part .. that's for the man above! Rene we all miss you & you'll never be forgetten..we had alot of good memories that will be cherished.. R.I.P. baby boy! Fly with the angels :)

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