On March 28, 2014, Lil B was fatally shot by the Chicago Police Department. According to authorities, Police started chasing Lil B after witnessing him make a hand-to-hand drug transaction on the 6200 block of South Eberhart. Lil B was later cornered in a gangway between two buildings in the 6200 block of South Rhodes, he then proceeded to pull out and point a handgun at the officers pursuing him, he was ordered to drop the weapon but refused to comply, leading the officers to fatally shoot him.
Jerome "J Money" Wood was a rival Black Disciples gang member from O'Block. He was murdered on September 2, 2013, in the 6600 block of South Rhodes Avenue. Following Lil B's death, numerous members of STLEBT credited Lil B with J Money's death.