Kevin Gates Protégé Yung Mazi Killed In Atlanta, Rich Homie Quan Reacts


Kevin Gates Protégé Yung Mazi Killed In Atlanta, Rich Homie Quan Reacts

Atlanta rapper Yung Mazi reportedly had his life taken from him last night (August 6) in Georgia. News reports claim the Kevin Gates protégé died from fatal gunfire.

Early Monday, details emerged about what went down outside of an Atlanta pizza restaurant.

Investigators are searching for a man who shot and killed a local rapper across from an Atlanta police precinct. The shooting happened just before 9 p.m. Sunday as the man left Urban Pie pizza restaurant on Hosea L. Williams Drive, according to Channel 2 Action News. Urban Pie is across from the Zone 6 precinct in Kirkwood. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

While police have not offered up many details, reports claim Yung Mazi died from multiple gunshot wounds.

Sources have confirmed with 11Alive that local Atlanta rapper, Yung Mazi, was shot to death Sunday night in Atlanta's Kirkwood community. Police responded to the shooting, near the intersection of Oakview Road and Hosea L. Williams Drive, around 8:55 p.m., where they found the victim had sustained multiple gunshot wounds. (11 Alive News)

Details have already emerged about the alleged shooter's description.

They say the shooter is male and "has dreadlocks and was wearing them pulled back and possibly in a bun." At the time of the shooting, he was also "wearing a white T-shirt with dark jeans at the time of the deadly shooting." (Hollywood Life)

Various entertainers have lit up social media to speak on Mazi's murder.

#TSRAngelz : It has been reported that Rapper (#KevinGates affiliate) #YungMazi was a fatal victim in an #Atlanta shooting tonight. The police have not verified the victim(s) in the shooting but close friends and family confirm his passing . Let's keep his family in our prayers ???? #RestInPeace

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Last year, Mazi nearly had his life taken from him in a separate shooting.

Yung Mazi was shot at a Buckhead Waffle House in the early morning hours of Dec. 27, 2016. He was shot three times during that particular incident and had even disclosed to police that he was shot 10 times prior to this shooting. (11 Alive News)

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