Rapper 'Big Paybacc' killed in Palmdale McDonald's shooting

PALMDALE, Calif. (KABC) -- The man who was shot and killed at a Palmdale McDonald's in broad daylight has been identified as a rapper.

The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department confirmed that the victim was 38-year-old Habib Zekajj, known as "The Big Paybacc."

The deadly shooting happened Thursday afternoon inside the fast food restaurant at Avenue S and 47th Street.

Investigators said the suspect walked into the McDonald's and shot Zekajj, who was eating. About 30 people saw it happen.

Sheriff's officials called it a targeted attack, though the exact motive remains unknown.

Authorities are going over surveillance video as the search continues for the gunman.

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