DJ Gio has passed away in a fatal shooting. According to Fox40, DJ Gio was one of the victims in a deadly shooting in the Sacramento neighborhood of Natomas early Sunday. Following the heartbreaking news of his passing, tributes have poured in for the well-known and prominent Sacramento and Bay musicians.
Many people who knew or worked with DJ Gio have offered heartfelt tributes to him and shared treasured recollections. The incident occurred just one day after a person was shot and murdered at a home party in Elk Grove. Six people were murdered, and 12 were injured in a mass shooting in downtown Sacramento a week later.
Mervin Brookins, head of the charity mentoring program “Brother 2 Brother,” discussed how such events might be avoided. DJ Gio was honored with a candlelight vigil in the neighborhood, and many others paid respect to him on social media.
DJ Gio was born George Zeitoun in Damascus, Syria, on July 30, 1985. Before performing at his first live DJ concert in March 2004, he began playing the trumpet at the age of 11 and the trombone at the age of 16.
In 2012, the techno musician and sound engineer relocated to Lebanon, where he created and produced music while also playing at various locations. DJ Gio went to Canada to pursue his music career after releasing his debut remix, Tamenni Slek feat. Moh’d Foad, in 2017. He’s been labeled one of Sacramento’s most prominent artists, and he’s lately traveled the country.
DJ Gio was born on July 30, 1985, which means he was 36 years old during his time of death.
The estimated Net Worth of DJ Gio is between $200K to $400K USD.
(Image Source: DJ Gio Instagram)