Rapper JayDaYoungan, 24, dies after being shot outside his Louisiana home

Up-and-coming rapper JayDaYoungan, 24, dies after being shot outside his Louisiana home just a MONTH after being released from prison on a gun charge: a close relative was also injured

  • JayDaYoungan, 24, real name Javorius Scott, was shot dead outside the home in Bogalusa alongside a male relative, Kenyatta Scott Sr.
  • The shooting took place just before 6 p.m. The rapper was rushed to a nearby hospital in critical condition where he died of his injuries.
  • Scott Sr., who according to some reports is the father of the rapper, is said to be in stable condition

Rapper JayDaYoungan died after being shot outside his Louisiana home on Wednesday night, just over a month after being released from prison on firearms charges.

JayDaYoungan, 24, whose real name is Javorius Scott, was shot outside the home in Bogalusa, along with a male relative, Kenyatta Scott Sr., police confirmed.

The shooting took place shortly before 6 p.m., with the rapper rushed to a nearby hospital in critical condition. Sources said TMZ he had lost a considerable amount of blood and was immediately sent for surgery.

Police announced that JayDaYoungan died just before midnight. Scott Sr. – who, according to some reports, is the rapper’s father – is said to be in stable condition.

Police said there was another shooting in the neighborhood about half an hour after the shooting that injured JayDaYoungan. Officials said it was possible the shootings were linked.

JayDaYoungan signed with Atlantic Records in 2017. He had worked alongside rappers like Lil Durk, Boosie Badazz, Moneybagg Yo and Lato.

JayDaYoungan, 24, real name Javorius Scott, died after being shot outside his home in Bogalusa alongside a male relative, Kenyatta Scott Sr., police confirmed.

The rapper was a proud father of a young son, photos of whom he often shared on his Instagram account

The rapper was a proud father of a young son, photos of whom he often shared on his Instagram account

In October 2021, police caught him with a 9mm pistol he was not authorized to carry due to charges he was facing in Texas for assault on a pregnant woman and unlawful possession of Oxycodon.

He was also out on $175,000 bail at the time after an arrest on September 21 on suspicion of aiding and abetting second-degree murder and obstructing justice.

He faced five years in prison for the firearms charges, but was released in June and credited with serving time.

JayDaYoungan faces five years in prison on the gun charges, but was released in June and credited with serving time

JayDaYoungan faces five years in prison on the gun charges, but was released in June and credited with serving time

The rapper was a proud father of a young son, photos of whom he often shared on his Instagram account.

In his latest Instagram post – posted a day ago – JayDaYoungan rapped while dancing and playing with his son.

JayDaYoungan’s best known singles are Opps, 23 Island and Elimination. Her 2019 album Misunderstood peaked at number 43 on the top 200 of the Billboard charts.

Police announced that JayDaYoungan died just before midnight.  Scott Sr. - who some reports say is the rapper's father - is said to be in stable condition

Police announced that JayDaYoungan died just before midnight. Scott Sr. – who some reports say is the rapper’s father – is said to be in stable condition

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