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Florida rappers YNW Juvy and YNW Sakchaser die in hail of bullets

Two rising Florida rappers have been fatally gunned down and were pronounced dead upon arriving at a hospital, according to the local police department. 

Christopher Thomas Jr, 19, and 21-year-old Anthony Williams were taken to the Memorial Hospital Miramar around 4.35am on Friday, according to the Miramar Police Department. 

‘They arrived with multiple gunshot wounds. They were dead already,’ Miramar police spokeswoman Tania Rues explained to the Treasure Coast Palm.

Williams went by YNW Sakchaser

Christopher Thomas Jr, 19 (left), and 21-year-old Anthony Williams (right) were taken to the Memorial Hospital Miramar around 4.35am on Friday

The pair were an associated act with YNW Melly, 19-year-old Jamell Demons, a prominent rapper in the area

The pair were an associated act with YNW Melly, 19-year-old Jamell Demons, a prominent rapper in the area

It is unknown where the shooting occurred, the police stated. The pair were last seen in Fort Lauderdale about 3.20am on Friday.

The identity of the driver who dropped them off at the hospital has not been released.

Thomas went by the stage name YNW Juvy and Williams went by YNW Sakchaser. 

Thomas

Williams

‘They arrived with multiple gunshot wounds. They were dead already,’ Miramar police spokeswoman Tania Rues explained about Thomas (left) and Williams (right)

The pair were an associated act with YNW Melly, 19-year-old Jamell Demons, a prominent rapper in the area. 

Both he and Thomas hailed from Gifford. Williams was from Fort Pierce. 

They were all featured in the 2017 song ‘Youngins’ which had just under 2million views. The video shows various folks showing off an assortment of handguns.

Most recently in August, YNW Melly appeared in YNW Juvy’s video for ‘Tissue’ and the song has more than 26,000 views. The video shows the rapper galavanting around a house with a machine gun. 

A few hours after their deaths, YNW Melly took to Instagram to share his thoughts and claimed that the pair were taken from him out of 'jealousy' (all three pictured)

A few hours after their deaths, YNW Melly took to Instagram to share his thoughts and claimed that the pair were taken from him out of ‘jealousy’ (all three pictured)

A few hours after their deaths, YNW Melly took to Instagram to share his thoughts and claimed that the pair were taken from him out of ‘jealousy.’

He added: ‘They wanna see me break down and stop or in jail or a box but my n****s still need me they parents need me they family need me till we meet again my twins my slimes.’ 

YNW Melly, who has just over 468,000 followers on Instagram, posted another photo that showed him appearing to pray with another group of men outside of what appears to be a prison or jail. 

Most recently in August, YNW Melly appeared in YNW Juvy's video for 'Tissue' and the song has more than 26,000 views. The video shows the rapper galavanting around a house with a machine gun

Most recently in August, YNW Melly appeared in YNW Juvy’s video for ‘Tissue’ and the song has more than 26,000 views. The video shows the rapper galavanting around a house with a machine gun

Send a prayer for my brothers they mama crying right now but i got them 4 Life they my mama,' said the rapper on Instagram (center in orange)

Send a prayer for my brothers they mama crying right now but i got them 4 Life they my mama,’ said the rapper on Instagram (center in orange)

‘Send a prayer for my brothers they mama crying right now but i got them 4 Life they my mama,’ said the rapper.  

YNW Melly would post on his Instagram story that he was tired of people hitting him up to check to see if he was ok. 

‘Leave me the f**k alone, period!’ he exclaimed while seated in a car. 

YNW Melly’s most famous song ‘Murder on my Mind’ has more than 42million views on YouTube. 

Broward Crime Stoppers is accepting any tips connected to the shooting and can be contacted at 954-493-TIPS (8477). Tips can be anonymous and may be eligible for reward. 



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