Louisiana rapper Highway Youngin’ shot, killed in Tangipahoa

Published: May. 28, 2023 at 7:01 PM CDT|Updated: May. 30, 2023 at 6:47 AM CDT
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TANGIPAHOA, La. (WVUE) - An 18-year-old, identified as Calvin Felton of Hammond, was shot and killed, according to Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Police say they received a distressing call shortly after 1 p.m. Sunday (May 28), alerting them to an incident on Martin Luther King Drive within the Village of Tangipahoa. Deputies arrived at the location and discovered Felton in the yard of a residence, suffering from a gunshot wound to the stomach.

EMS was called to the scene and immediately assisted Felton. He was quickly transported to a nearby hospital and was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

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Authorities are urging anyone with information about the shooting or any suspicious activities in the area to contact the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office immediately or Crimestoppers.

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