Houston man charged in shooting death of aspiring rapper

Houston man charged in shooting death of aspiring rapper

Credit: Harris County Sheriff's Office

Shaddai McLemore, of Houston, is charged with murder in the death of 22-year-old Tyrell Young, court documents state.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on July 25, 2013 at 2:21 PM

Updated Thursday, Jul 25 at 4:03 PM

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HOUSTON— A 26-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a shooting death of an aspiring rapper Sunday morning in north Harris County, deputies said.

Shaddai McLemore, of Houston, is charged with murder in the death of 22-year-old Tyrell Young, court documents state.

The Harris County Sheriff’s Office said around 1:20 a.m. on July 21 deputies were dispatched to the 11300 block of Grayling Lane. When deputies arrived at the scene, they discovered that the shooting occurred as several people were making a rap music video at a home.

According to an affidavit by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office, Witnesses said that a fight broke out inside the home when McLemore, who also goes by the nickname “44,” hit another man with a pistol.

The fight spilled outside onto the front lawn, where witnesses said McLemore pulled out his gun a shot Young in the abdomen.

Bystanders put Young in a car and took him to Willowbrook Methodist Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

On Sunday night, friends and family members held a candlelight vigil for the aspiring rapper.

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