HARRIS COUNTY -

A local rapper is in the hospital after a drive-by shooting in north Harris County.

The victim’s family says Ronald Smith, Jr., also known as Pablo Pop, was leaving his house on Jillian Crossing Way Friday morning when he saw a truck in front of his home.

The family said Smith was on his way to visit his parent’s house, when three or four people got out and started shooting.

Smith was taken to Ben Taub General Hospital with wounds to his hand and leg.

He is expected to survive.

No other information has been released at this time.