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.