JayDaYoungan death updates: Rising rapper, 24, shot dead in Bogalusa as grieving sister says she's 'sick to her stomach' | The Sun

JAVORIUS Scott, better known as rapper JayDaYoungan, was killed in a shooting in his Louisiana hometown on Wednesday night.

The popular rapper died at the age of 24 after being rushed to a hospital to treat his injuries, according to the Bogalusa Police Department.

Police say that one of the rapper's close family members, Kenyatta Scott Sr, has been hospitalized as a result of the shooting. Police are still searching for the gunman or gunmen.

Fans are mourning the artist online, with one Twitter user writing that JayDaYoungan was "one of the best artists out of Louisiana."

Read our JayDaYoungan blog for more updates…

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    Bogulsa police confirm JayDaYoungan's death

    The Bogalusa Police Department has confirmed that the rapper JayDaYoungan, whose real name is Javorius Tykies Scott, died as a result of his injuries from a shooting outside of a Louisiana home.

    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.

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    Sister's tribute

    The rapper's sister posted a heartbreaking tribute to her brother on Instagram saying that the young rapper was taken too soon.

    "I'm sick to my stomach, they wanted this," the sister wrote cryptically.

    "They wanted to see you like this bro.

    "I love you so much!!! Sister is so hurt."

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    A post shared by Kenya Janell (@therealkenyajanel)

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    Details about the shooting

    Bogalusa police received a call about the shooting just before 6pm on Wednesday night, according to their Facebook post.

    When officers responded to the scene, one of the victims had already been transported to the emergency room.

    The critically wounded victim still on the scene was treated at the scene by EMS before being transported to the hospital.

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    More tributes from fans

    Tributes for the rapper continue to pour in on social media.

    "Rest In Peace JayDaYoungan one of the best artists out of Louisiana again prayers to his kids and the rest of his family man far too early," one person wrote.

    "Damn rip Jaydayoungan .. im really starting to get concerned with all the rappers we are losing. I just dont get it. If i made it big i would NEVER look back at the streets again. Smh," one fan tweeted.

    "Jaydayoungan one of the only rappers I listen too I’m devastated and ready to take life much more serious," wrote another fan.

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    Instagram famous

    JayDaYoungan had a huge Instagram following as well, though he just followed 24 accounts.

    The rapper had over 2.7million followers on the app.

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    Last post

    In the rapper's last post on Instagram, he spoke about enjoying his "house arrest."

    In a video made up of clips of Javorius' homelife, the rapper is seen playing with a young baby boy.

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    A post shared by JayDaYoungan2️⃣3️⃣ (@jaydayoungan)

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    Youtube star

    JayDaYoungan was also popular on YouTube with about 170 videos uploaded

    The rapper had over 1.29million subscribers on the platform.

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    Tributes from fans

    Tributes for the rapper continue to pour in on social media.

    "Damn RIP to @JayDaYoungan man I swear people nowadays just have no regard for human life smfh," someone tweeted.

    "Please tell me Jaydayoungan isn’t dead. I’m literally tearing up…," another person tweeted.

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    Sister mourns

    Immediately after the first shooting, an apparent family member shut down rumors on Twitter that the rapper had died.

    The same person later tweeted a message expressing their grief with broken heart emojis.

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    JayDaYoungan's discography

    The late rapper is best known for his singles "23 Island", "Elimination," and "Opps."

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    The rapper was a father

    According to a tweet mourning the rapper, Javorius Scott was a father to a young boy.

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    Details about the shooting

    Bogalusa police received a call about the shooting just before 6pm on Wednesday night, according to their Facebook post.

    When officers responded to the scene, one of the victims had already been transported to the emergency room.

    The critically wounded victim still on the scene was treated at the scene by EMS before being transported to the hospital.

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    How old was the rapper?

    JayDaYoungan was just 24 when he was shot and killed.

    The Louisiana rapper just celebrated his birthday on July 15.

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    Investigation continues

    Officials continue to investigate the shooting that killed the rapper.

    Anyone with information about either crime is urged to contact the local Detective Division at (985) 732-6238.

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    Second shooting

    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.

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    First shooting

    The first shooting occurred just before 6pm outside of a home on Superior Avenue in Bogalusa, Louisiana.

    Upon arrival, officers found that one victim had been transported to a nearby hospital while another was critically injured at the scene.

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    What happened to JayDaYoungan?

    The Bogalusa Police Department has confirmed that the rapper JayDaYoungan, whose real name is Javorius Tykies Scott, died as a result of his injuries from a shooting outside of a Louisiana home.

    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.

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