Aspiring rapper fatally shot while making music video

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by KHOU.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on April 22, 2013 at 8:45 AM

Updated Monday, Apr 22 at 8:45 AM

HOUSTON -- A 22-year-old man is dead after a shooting at the filming of a rap music video early Sunday morning in north Harris County, deputies said.

The Harris County Sheriff’s Office said around 1:20 a.m. deputies were dispatched to the 11300 block of Grayling Lane.

When deputies arrived at the scene, they discovered the shooting occurred as several people were making a rap music video at a home. Witnesses said a fight broke out in the street and the victim, Tyrell Young, was shot.

Bystanders put Young in a car and took him to Willowbrook Methodist Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

On Sunday night, friends and family members held a candlelight vigil for the aspiring rapper.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to contact the HCSO Homicide Unit at 713-967-5810 or call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477).

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