The rappers’ run-ins with the law are rife and this time it’s Yungen Gunnin’s turn to be convicted of murder . Jordan Johnson aka Yungen Gunnin is a 25-year-old rapper from Mississippi. In 2018, he committed the act that would cost him his freedom for a long time.
Live ammunition during his concert
In December 2018 , during his own concert at a nightclub in Jonesville, Louisiana, Gunnin was involved in a shooting. Magnolia State Live reported on the young man regarding the case.
According to authorities’ statements, Yungen was performing at the Suga Shak when he shot and killed 23-year-old Da’John Mitchell . Investigators reportedly labeled Gunnin a “ known gang member ” who was later arrested at his vacation home in Natchez, Louisiana hours later. This arrest was made possible with the assistance of deputies from several departments as well as detectives and special operations forces.
Additionally, prosecutor Brad Burget said Johnson had a person filming his performance when the victim Mitchell bumped into a member of the stage. Following this, a fight between Mitchell and Johnson broke out. Johnson then shot Mitchell in the back with a pistol . 380 he had on him. The worst part is that the rapper continued to shoot Mitchell four more times after he hit the ground.
According to Burget: “ It was a senseless crime. Either because Mr Mitchell bumped into Johnson or because of Mr Johnson’s vanity, he decided to shoot. There is no justification for taking someone’s life for alleged or perceived insults ”.
Yungen Gunnin: a known item in the police files
Yungen Gunnin is not his first run-in with the law , as he had been involved in a shooting before. In fact, at the age of 18, he allegedly pleaded guilty to three counts of aggravated assault in connection with a shooting that occurred in 2014. In this case, Yungen Gunnin and three other adolescents allegedly shot several men who were fighting one another. path in an apartment complex. There were no deaths from the shooting, but three victims were injured.
In 2016, Jordan Johnson was sentenced to 10 years in prison with a five-year suspended sentence and five years of post-release supervision on the first count. It took 10 years to run simultaneously for the second count. Regarding the third count, he was sentenced to 10 years with five years of formal declaration. This meant that he had to report to a parole officer for the third charge.
Gunnin was apparently on probation during the Suga Shak shooting incident. This time he was convicted of second degree murder and possession of a firearm . His prison sentence is not yet known. However, given the history of his sentences, he risks a heavy prison sentence and this time without suspension.