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Baltimore Rapper Lor Scoota Killed in 'Targeted' Shooting: Cops

by The Associated Press /  / Updated 
Image: Rapper Tyriece Travon Watson, who was known as "Lor Scoota"
Rapper Tyriece Travon Watson, who was known as "Lor Scoota."Scootaupnext / Via Instagram

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BALTIMORE — Rapper Tyriece Travon Watson, who was known as "Lor Scoota," has been fatally shot after leaving a charity basketball game.

Image: Rapper Tyriece Travon Watson, who was known as "Lor Scoota"
Rapper Tyriece Travon Watson, who was known as "Lor Scoota."Scootaupnext / Via Instagram

Police said in a statement that witnesses reported that 23-year-old Watson was driving when someone stepped into the street and opened fire Saturday night.

Authorities 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.

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