Jeffrey Tate has been arrested following the shooting death of Javon Brown, 17. He is among the three suspects who involved in this crime and Jeffrey Tate is the best know as the brother of NBA YoungBoy who is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter.
Deputies say Brown was shot on Ottawa Drive while walking home from school with a friend on Monday, Dec. 2. He died the following day, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office. Later, the Detectives say Brown and a friend were walking home when they were approached by brothers Davaughn, 18, and Jeffrey Tate, 16, along with another juvenile male, who has not been identified.
Brown allegedly put on headphones to try and drown out the aggressors, but he was attacked from behind and a fight ensued. Davaughn Tate allegedly pulled out a gun and shot Brown before the three attackers fled the area.
Anderson was also hit by gunfire in the struggle and showed up at a hospital where he was treated before being taken into custody. Brown died in the hospital the next day. The two juvenile suspects have been booked into juvenile detention. Jeffrey faces a charge of principal to second-degree murder among other charges. Davaughn was booked into the parish prison on one count of second-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon, Fox8live reports.
Curently, Jeffrey Tate is charged with Principal to Second Degree Murder, Principal to Illegal Use of a Weapon, and Simple Battery. On the other hand, Davaughn is wanted on charges of Second Degree Murder and Illegal Use of a Weapon.
However, Sources have not confirmed if Davaughn is NBA Youngboy’s brother.
How old is Jeffrey Tate? Jeffrey Tate is 17 years old as of 2019. He is the brother of YoungBoy (American Rapper). Tate & YoungBoy’s father is serving 55 years in Prison.
YoungBoy was raised mainly by his maternal grandmother due to his father being sentenced to 55 years in prison. In November 2019, YoungBoy’s mother, Sheronda Gaulden, 45, went on Instagram Live to chastise her rapping son for allegedly kicking her out a house he had bought for her to live in.
YoungBoy has four sons with three mothers. The children are named Kayden, Kamron, Taylin, and Kamiri. In June 2018, he stated, “Baby K” is not biologically his son. Tate confirmed in an interview with XXL Magazine in February 2017 that his father was incarcerated.