NBA Youngboy Arrested After Girlfriend Wounded During Drive-By Shooting in Miami

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The girlfriend of rapper was shot outside the Trump International Hotel in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida on Sunday. The rapper, pictured right with Gucci Mane, was among the performers at the 3-day Rolling Loud Music Festival.

Numerous news outlets identified the injured woman as Kaylyn Marie Long, the girlfriend of Youngboy Never Broke Again.

Witnesses say the 19-year-old rapper and his girlfriend, also 19, were passengers in a black SUV leaving an Alamo Rent-a-Car shop across the street around 1:30 p.m. when three gunmen opened fire on the truck. Youngboy was not injured.

Bodyguards for the hip-hop star returned fire. 43-year-old Mohammad Jradi, an employee of Hertz Rent-a-Car, was killed in the crossfire.

Kay Long was transported to Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, according to TMZ. Her condition is unknown. Officials also said a 5-year-old boy was grazed by a bullet.

Youngboy’s bodyguards chased down two of the shooters and held them until police arrived on the scene. The gunmen were taken into custody. Police are now hunting the third shooter, who got away in a silver GMC Yukon.

Footage from a news drone shows a man lying spread eagle in the street outside the hotel. He was surrounded by multiple police officers with guns drawn.

Local reports suggest a road rage incident may have led to the shooting.

Despite the shooting incident, YoungBoy still performed for his fans at the 2019 Rolling Loud Miami Festival in Miami Gardens on Sunday. He was arrested on Monday at the Hyatt House Hotel and charged with disorderly conduct.

The shooting and Youngboy’s arrest were among a series of unfortunate incidents involving rappers during the Rolling Loud festival.

Rapper Kodak Black, 21, was arrested by U.S. Marshals on weapons charges prior to performing his set at Rolling Loud. He is currently being held without bond.

And rapper Lil Wayne, 36, refused to perform after festival security insisted he and his entourage be subjected to a mandatory security check for weapons and drugs. The rapper took to to explain why he canceled his set.

“To all my fans who came to see me at Rolling Loud, I’m sorry but I won’t be performing. The Festival Police (Not Rolling Loud) made it mandatory that I had to be policed and checked to get on the stadium grounds. I do not and will not ever settle for being policed to do my job.”


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