YoungBoy NBA Family Members Connected to Deadly Shooting

6 Dec

Multiple media outlets have reported that the brothers of Louisiana based rapper YoungBoy Never Broke Again are now in custody for the murder of  a 17-year-old kid named Javon Brown. While the 20-year-old rapper remains on house arrest for the next and is required to wear an ankle bracelet, that didn’t stop his brothers from finding trouble. Big trouble.

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According to WVLA, 16-year-old Jeffrey Tate and 18-year-old Davaughn Tate were arrested Wednesday in connection to the fatal shooting of Brown. The Tate brothers—along with a third suspect 16-year-old Kevin Anderson, allegedly approached the teen at around 2:45 p.m. Monday as he was walking home from school in Baton Rouge, LA.

A police report states the three suspects instigated a physical altercation with Brown, who was ultimately shot in the stomach. The three teens fled the scene before police arrived. Brown died from his injuries Tuesday morning at the hospital.

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WBRZ reports Davaughn was charged with second-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon, while Jeffrey and Anderson were initially charged with principal to second-degree murder, principal to illegal use of a weapon, and simple battery. On Thursday, however, a judge decided Jeffrey would be charged with murder and stand trial as an adult.

Although YoungBoy has said he only has one brotherWBRZ pointed to court records that indicate the rapper shares the same father with the Tate brothers. A spokesperson for the East Baton Rouge Police Department could not confirm that Jeffrey and Davaughn were, in fact, related to the rapper, but were aware that local media outlets were making the connection. According to WBRZ, Jeffrey Tate is being represented by James Manasseh. YoungBoy was previously represented by the same lawyer when he was allegedly involved in a drive-by shooting.

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