Baltimore rapper Tyriece 'Lor Scoota' Watson fatally shot

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Posted: Jun 26, 2016 12:53 PM

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police say local rapper Tyriece Travon Watson, who was known as "Lor Scoota," has been fatally shot.

Police said in a statement that witnesses reported that 23-year-old Watson was driving when an unknown suspect stepped into the street and opened fire Saturday evening. Police say it appears that the shooting was "targeted." Police described the suspect as a black male wearing a white bandanna.

Police say Watson was taken from the scene to a hospital, where he died.

Baltimore Councilman Nick Mosby said in a statement that Watson had been at the "Touch The People Pray For Peace in These Streets" charity basketball game at Morgan State University before being shot.