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Man killed in Central City identified as Big Freedia's brother

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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

A man killed in Central City Wednesday night has been confirmed as a popular area performer's brother. 

Big Freedia's brother Adam Ross was killed on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Magnolia Street. 

Ross was found suffering from a fatal gunshot wound, according to the NOPD report. 

 “My younger brother, Adam Ross, was fatally shot last night in a senseless act of violence in New Orleans. As the magnitude of this situation sinks in, I am cancelling any shows this weekend (Jan 26-28). Thank you for understanding this very difficult time for me and my family. We are truly heartbroken," Big Freedia said in a statement.

Freedia took to Instagram to announce her brother's death. 

"My heart is so heavy right now ! They took my baby brother from me I can't not get ready for this now he is in heaven with my Mama lord give me strength!"

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