Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne‘s former brother-in-laws reportedly had their lives taken away by gun violence this past weekend in Louisiana.

According to reports, the slaying happened Sunday (July 31) in New Orleans.

Police discovered the bodies of Rudy and Josh Johnson in a car in the early hours of Sunday. They were pronounced dead at the scene after each sustaining multiple gunshot wounds, and their apparent murders are now under investigation by authorities. (Xposé)

Wayne’s ex-wife Toya Wright has since confirmed the fatal shooting.

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Rap veterans Missy Elliott and Trina have sent their condolences to Wright.

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