A Miami rapper generally known as Wavy Navy Pooh was shot to death Friday night as he was ambushed while in a automobile driving in West Kendall, a number of law-enforcement sources inform the Herald.
The rapper, whose actual identify is Shandler Beaubien, 28, was gunned down while in a automobile at Southwest 152nd Street and 127th Avenue, close to Zoo Miami.
While Miami-Dade police had not formally confirmed his identification, his death was already abuzz on social media on Friday night time. Beaubien was suspected of being concerned in a sequence of shootings in North Miami-Dade over the previous 12 months — and police officers are already bracing for retaliation assaults because the Martin Luther King Jr. vacation weekend unfolds, sources say.
According to police, the slain driver was behind the wheel of a Toyota Camry, stopped on the intersection when a grey four-door Lexus pulled on his aspect and opened fireplace, killing him. Unharmed: a 1-year-old child boy, a 5-year-old boy and an grownup girl within the again seat.
The toddler escaped harm on his birthday, in accordance to police spokesman Alvaro Zabaleta.
Social media posts about his death went viral Friday for Beaubien, who boasts over 68,000 followers on Instagram.
Beaubien, of Brownsville, was most notable for his song “M.I.A.M.I. (Murder is a Major Issue),” which options him waving round a pistol, a staged homicide crime scene and precise footage of Miami-Dade cops at real-life taking pictures scenes. It had been considered on YouTube over 200,000 occasions.
Beaubien had been shot at earlier than. In May 2020, he was wounded while driving on the 3100 block of Northwest 88th Street. Wounded within the thigh and leg, Beaubien informed officers he fired again in self protection after any individual in a passing automobile opened fireplace at him and a number of other different males gathered exterior a home.
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