NBA Youngboy’s teenage brother is wanted in connection with shooting death of Belaire High School student

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UPDATE:

The remaining two suspects are now in custody. The juvenile will be booked into the juvenile detention center and The adult will be transported and booked into to Parish prison. 

ORIGINAL:

BATON ROUGE, LA (WVLA/WGMB) – A spokesperson for the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s office says Baton Rouge native, rapper NBA YoungBoy is the brother of one of the suspects that authorities are looking for in connection with the shooting death of a teenager on Monday.

EBRSO officials are searching for a set of brothers after they were allegedly involved in the shooting death of 17-year-old Jevon Brown. 

Devon Brown
Picture courtesy of Deondre Sanders

Jeffrey Tate, 16, is NBA YoungBoy’s brother.

Picture courtesy of East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office

Tate is wanted on the charges of:

  • Principal to Second Degree Murder
  • Principal to Illegal Use of a Weapon 
  • Simple Battery

Tate’s brother, Davaughn, is wanted on charges of: 

  • Second Degree Murder
  • Illegal Use of a Weapon.

Sources have not confirmed if Davaughn is NBA Youngboy’s brother.

This is a developing story and Kennedi Walker will have more on this later tonight on WVLA and WGMB.

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