When Ross Capicchioni was just 17 years old, he nearly had his life taken away from him. The high school student was shot and left for dead by someone he didn’t expect... his close friend. What makes this story remarkable is that fact that Ross lived, and he’s shared his story with the world.
Ross' friend wouldn't stop asking him to give him a lift to his a family member's place. Despite getting a bad feeling, Ross obliged. After dropping a friend of his off in the rough part of town, Ross was shot multiple timespoint blank with a shotgunby the very same friend.
Abandoned and barely conscious, Ross managed to summon the energy to hold on and get himself to safety. This is just the beginning of his story.
After hearing about his story, rapper Joyner Lucas released a music video for the song ‘Ross Capicchioni’, inspired by the events that unfolded in 2007. The video, which recreates the events that unfolded, has millions of views on Youtube.