Upcoming rapper Doe B killed in a shooting in Alabama

Rapper Doe B and another person have been killed in a shooting that also wounded six others inside a bar and grill in the US state of Alabama, the Associated Press has reported.

Rapper Doe B and another killed in a shooting in Alabama Credit: Youtube/Lohan Pul

Police said the gunfire happened around 1am local time yesterday in the bar and grill in Montgomery, about half a mile from Alabama State University.

Police identified those killed as 21-year-old Kimberle Johnson and 22-year-old Glenn Thomas, both of Montgomery.

They said Ms Johnson was pronounced dead at the scene. Thomas - an up-and-coming rapper known as Doe B - was taken to hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.