by The Chicago Times Staff

August 17, 2021

CHICAGO — Squeak, a producer for the Saba-led Chicago hip-hop group Pivot Gang, was murdered on Monday.

Squeak, whose full name was Javunte Wheeler, and his uncle, 27-year-old Darion Hood, were killed in the 5000 block of West St. Paul Avenue on Monday.  Squeak had driven to his grandmother’s house and then stepped outside to speak with his uncle.

According to Chicago police, a passenger that was traveling with Squeak exited the car and shot both men and then drove away in the victim’s car.  CPD said Tuesday that detectives were reviewing surveillance video related to the shooting, but no further details were provided.