Hip hop mourns the passing of an emerging star.

Louisiana rapper JayDaYounganThe real name of???? is Javorius ScottAccording to the Bogalusa police department, he was shot and killed in Bogalusa on July 27, according to reports. He was only 24 years of age.

Two victims were found by officers responding to a report of shooting. According to Bogalusa police statements, one of the victims had been critically injured but was not yet on the scene. The other victim, however, was transported to nearby hospitals. This was posted on Facebook.

The police later identified the victims of the shooting as JayDaYoungan, and a “close family member”. Kenyatta Scott Sr.Officials also reported that the rapper was dead from injuries sustained during a fight. However, his relative was taken to another hospital and placed in stable health.

According to police officers, JayDaYoungan had been shot hours before another shooting occurred, though no one was hurt. Police believe the two incidents may be connected and have outside agencies helping to investigate both.