RAPPER JayDaYoungan has died and a family member is injured after a shooting outside of a home in Louisiana, cops say.
The Bogalusa Police Department has confirmed that the rapper, whose real name is Javorius Tykies Scott, died as a result of his injuries.
JayDaYoungan’s relative, Kenyatta Scott Sr, has been transported to a nearby hospital and is in stable condition, cops said.
Bogalusa Police confirmed earlier in the evening that two separate shootings had occurred and that they were investigating a possible connection between the incidents.
The first occurred just before 6pm outside of a home on Superior Avenue.
Upon arrival, officers found that one victim had been transported to a nearby hospital while another was critically injured at the scene.
While cops responded to the first scene and transported the critically injured victim to the hospital, the second shooting was reported on Marshall Richardson Road.
A vehicle was shot, though passengers were not hit, and cops believe it may have been connected to the first shooting.
Officials continue to investigate.
Anyone with information about either crime is urged to contact Detective Division at (985) 732-6238.
JayDaYoungan is best known for his singles “23 Island”, “Elimination,” and “Opps.”
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