BREAKING: Doughboy Roc Dead, Shot in Detroit

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He was just 29 years old

Doughboy Roc of the rap group Doughboyz Cashout was murdered in his hometown of Detroit. The rapper was 29.

According to Detroit’s CBS affiliate, the man born Rodney Yeargin was shot while sitting in a white Hyundai on the city’s westside. Initial reports say that Yeargin was shot twice ― once in the shoulder and once near his right ear. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The shooting occurred in broad daylight at 3:30 p.m. local time.

Reports indiacte that the car was sitting near the intersection of Stoepel Street and Westfield Avenue close to I-96 and Livernois Avenue when someone shot the rapper twice.

According to local news radio outlet WWJ, the killing shocked the neighborhood.

“Everybody was so surprised,” an unnamed resident told the station. “They couldn’t believe that someone they knew from the neighborhood, who also is famous and young, had been found dead in his car.”

Detroit police are investigating the shooting and have not yet released a suspect or a potential motive for the killing.

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