MTO News was FIRST to break the news 3 days ago that Jackson Mississippi rapper Lil Lonnie was murdered by rivals.
Well the beef between Lonnie and his rivals is not over. Yesterday, Lonnies family and friends held a candlelight memorial service for him . . . and it was SHOT UP.
A Lil Lonnie supporter was live on Facebook during a memorial service and balloon launch and captured the moment shots were fired.
Here is the video of the shooting:
Police have reported multiple minor injuries. Luckily no one was seriously hurt.
According to our sources, Lonnie, who was only 22 years old, was shot while sitting in his car. He was rushed to the hospital in critical condition.
At the time, Lonnie's situation was grave, and people close to the situation were asking for prayers, unfortunately he was called home.
At the time reports from local news and the police department described the incident as:
The shooting happened in the 2300 block of Montebello Drive. The victim has been identified by Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham-Stewart as rapper Lonnie Taylor, aka "Lil Lonnie." Around 10:30 p.m., officers found a vehicle that had crashed into a residence. The male driver was later pronounced dead at the scene. A female passenger was not injured. The vehicle had been struck by gunfire as it traveled down Montebello Drive. No suspect or motive is known at time. Taylor was one of two people who were killed and two people were injured after after three separate shooting incidents in Jackson. One of the injured is listed in critical condition.