Toya Wright’s Two Brothers Shot and Killed in New Orleans
Tragedy has struck two-fold for Toya Wright, the mother of Lil Wayne's oldest daughter, as her two brothers Rudy and Josh were fatally shot while sitting in a car in the 7th Ward section of New Orleans, early this morning (July 31).
News broke of the shooting on New Orleans Police Department's Twitter page where they reported the shooting of two males at the intersection of Pauge and North Miro. A short time later they reported both victims had succumbed to their injuries.
The identities of the victims were not confirmed by police, but as the time went past news started to circulate on social media stating that Wright's brothers were the two men fatally shot.
Toya has confirmed the passing of her siblings. Taking to Instagram, she posted a picture of both brothers along with the caption, "Help me Lord. I will never understand this. #stoptheviolence #ineverfeltpainlikethisbefore #riptomybrothers #icantbelievethis #prayformyfamily."
According to reports, Wright received the news about her brothers being killed when she was on stage during an event and understandably stormed off.
Childhood sweethearts, Toya and Wayne were wed in 2004 and divorced two years later. Wright has since built her own brand starring in the reality show Tiny and Toya, alongside T.I.'s wife. She also had her own BET reality show Toya: A Family Affair where her brothers were featured in several episodes. In 2011 she married Mickey "Memphitz" Wright in Atlanta. They separated last February.
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