Louisiana rapper JayDaYoungan was tragically killed Wednesday evening after being shot outside her home in Bogalusa.
Here’s everything you need to know.
Da Young-an J, dies at the age of 24
According to police, JayDaYoungan, real name Javorius Tykies Scott, was fatally wounded in Louisiana along with his relative Kenyatta Scott Sr.
Filming took place around 6pm. The rapper was in critical condition when he was rushed to a local hospital.
According to sources, Jay lost a significant amount of blood and immediately underwent surgery.
Nevertheless, authorities confirmed JayDaYoungan’s death before midnight. They are also known for the stable condition of Scott Sr, known as the rapper’s father.
Police also claimed another shooting occurred in the area an hour after the killing of the 24-year-old musician.
Officials said they believed the two shootings were related in some way.
They posted on SNS, “Currently, detectives are conducting interviews and working on leads. Additional information will be provided as information becomes available.’
Condolences to the bereaved family and fans over the death of Jada Young-an
After the tragedy, several fans and relatives of JayDaYoungan shared their feelings on social media on the news.
The rapper’s sister Kenya wrote ‘my damn little dog’ with a sad face and broken heart.
As one fan said, ‘Rest In Peace JayDaYoungan is one of Louisiana’s best artists, too early to pray again to his children and family.’
Another netizen commented, ‘Please tell me that Je Da Young-an is not dead. I literally have tears in my eyes.’
Another user also commented, ‘Dayoungan Jai is one of the only rappers I hear.
Who Was JayDaYoungan?
JayDaYoungan signed with Atlantic Records in 2017. He is recognized for singles such as 23 Island, Elimination, and Opps.
Now the late artist has worked with major rappers such as Lil Durk, Boosie Badazz, Moneybagg Yo and Latto during his brief musical career.
The young rapper even welcomed his son to social media influencer Jordan B. He often posted pictures of his son on his official Instagram account. In fact, his last post on the social media platform showed him playing and dancing with his son.
JayDaYoungan’s death occurs after he was released from prison in June on a gun charge. He was initially sentenced to five years in prison, but was released early.