EAST ST. LOUIS, Ailing. – A widely known rapper from the Metro East was shot and killed Sunday night in a daunting episode on the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge.
Somebody opened fireplace on Troy Edwards as he drove throughout the Stan Musial Bridge from St. Louis to Illinois, the Illinois State Police mentioned. Edwards, who glided by the stage title Mudd Bughatti, was pronounced lifeless simply after 11 p.m. He was 25.
This was not the primary time Edwards was a sufferer of a taking pictures. Practically two years in the past, Edwards was shot a number of instances in an incident by which one individual died.
Information of Edwards’ loss of life unfold rapidly on social media within the music trade.
DJ Shay Cash knew Edwards and mentioned he had a vivid future.
“Working within the music trade, I’ve encountered him on the radio stations, live shows, occasions. At any time when he had new music popping out, he would textual content me,” Cash mentioned. “I used to be a supporter of his data. He was only a very glad individual; at all times smiling, good power, good vibes.”
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Investigators mentioned Edwards was in a white SUV touring east on the bridge when somebody in one other car opened fireplace. A passenger in Edwards’ SUV was wounded and rushed to the hospital. Their accidents weren’t life-threatening.
The Illinois State Police mentioned nobody is in custody.
“Very unhappy. He was a father. Should you adopted him on social media, he cherished his daughters,” Cash mentioned. “Prayers to his household and prayers to his youngsters. It’s a loss to St. Louis and the rap group. We’ve to do higher. The violence has to cease.”