According to TMZ , JayDaYoungan's dad said that his son was fatally ambushed by 5 gunmen while the rapper and his father were sitting in the front yard of their home evening of July 27 in Bogalusa, La.
Kenyatta Scott, reportedly told the TMZ that he and Jay were in the front yard when a black truck pulled up and three people jumped out with firearms
As they tried to run inside the house, rapper's father said that two more people with guns approached from the side of the home and opened fire.
The late JayDaYoungan's dad was armed as well and was able to shoot back.
Unfortunately JayDaYoungan was hit at least eight times while his father was shot twice in the arm.
The 24-year-old rapper succumbed to his injuries and died. Meanwhile, Scott his father remains hospitalized and is in stable condition.
JayDaYoungan's dad Scott said he believes his son was murdered out of jealousy.
JayDaYoungan didn’t have any enemies, according to his father Scott. His father doesn’t think the shooting was gang-related.