Detroit artist Doughboy Roc Of Doughboyz Cashout was reportedly shot and killed in the city on Monday. Various accounts say the rapper was shot multiple times in broad daylight while sitting inside a parked vehicle.
Local CBS outlet WWJ reports:
Police say a man, between 25 and 30 years old, was shot to death around 3:30 p.m. on Monday while inside a white Hyundai at Stoepel Street and Westfield Avenue, near I-96 and Livernois Avenue. The victim was reportedly shot in the right ear and right shoulder, and was pronounced dead at the scene.
WWJ Newsradio 950’s Charlie Langton has learned that the man is Roc of Detroit-based rap group Doughboyz Cashout. Police have not confirmed at this time the identity of the victim.
Further reports from local outlet WDIV revealed that Doughboy Roc’s given name was Rodney Yeargin and spoke with a family member who was distraught by the incident. An uncle says Yeargin signed with Young Jeezy back in 2013, and he recently dropped a mixtape last month titled Roc Vs Balboa.
Supporters of Yeargin took to social media to express both shock and their condolences.
He was 29.
R.I.P. to Doughboy Roc.
Idk why people keep tweeting that Doughboy Roc is dead. I refuse to believe it. Nope. Nuh uh.
— Moriah Alexandra (@_Moriahhh) October 9, 2017
Somebody really killed Doughboy Roc.
The whole city was happy when he got outta prison. R.I.P
— benny (@BennyLuciano) October 9, 2017
Doughboy Roc died today😩 We banging doughboyz all October
— Jordan Gee (@YourBud_JordanG) October 9, 2017
Photo: Instagram/Doughboy Roc