According to police, Louisiana rapper JayDaYoungan was shot and killed.
Louisiana rapper, Javorius Scott, 24, known by his stage name as JayDaYoungan, was shot and killed in his hometown of Bogalusa, La. on Wednesday evening.
The Bogalusa Police Department confirmed the shooting in a post on Facebook.
The rapper was well-known for songs such as “23 Island,” “Catch Me in Traffic,” and “Muddy Situation.”
Kenyatta Scott, Sr., a close family member, was also injured in the incident, according to police.
That evening, just before 6 p.m., police received a report of a shooting in the 600 block of Superior Avenue.
Officers on the scene reported that one victim was taken to Our Lady of the Angels Emergency Room.
A second victim, who was still on the scene, was critically injured and was treated on the spot by EMS before being transported to the emergency room.
While officers were dealing with a chaotic scene at the hospital and the crime scene on Superior Avenue, another shooting occurred in the 800 block of Marshall Richardson Road shortly after 7 p.m.
A car was shot, possibly in connection with the first shooting, according to authorities. The occupants were not injured as a result of the incident.
Kenyatta Scott, Sr. was taken to a different facility and is now in stable condition.
According to detectives, they are currently conducting interviews and following up on leads.
More details will be provided as they become available.
Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact the Detective Division at (985) 732-6238.