Up and coming rapper Yung Hott was and killed Saturday (May 15) while shooting his very first video in his hometown of Griffin, Georgia according to WSB-TV.
The rapper who's real name is Jerode Paige died from a gunshot to the head.
He was shooting the video for his first single "Any Competition" on a residential street with about 150 people in attendance when the incident occurred.
"I saw them," witness Virginia Berry said. "They just shot him like this; pump, pump, shoot, pump, shoot, pump."
Three others were injured during the shooting, including Berry's five year old granddaughter Taylor who had been playing with a toy car near the scene.
"She crawled from (the toy car) to the porch," said Virginia. "She says, 'Grandma, I've been hit.'"
The young girl was shot in the foot and is expected to be ok.
Yung Hott had been trying to turn his life around after a stint in prison according to his family.
"He got out [of prison] and he said he wasn't going to let anybody stop him from getting his career," his uncle Gary Paige said. "He wanted to give his grandmother a lot. He was really into his music and he wanted to show his grandmother he had the ability to be somebody."
He added that he believed Jerode was targeted, but he doesn't know why.
Four men, Bahir Howard, 22-years-old, 21-year-old Corderra Walker, 21-year-old Terry Fuller and 23-year-old Terrance Jones all face murder, aggravated battery, child cruelty and weapons charges.
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