Florida Rapper Jackboy Seriously Injured in Targeted Shooting

In the early hours of Wednesday, December 13, 2023, popular Florida rapper Jackboy, known for his hit song “GATTI,” was the victim of a targeted shooting. The incident occurred outside his home in Port St. Lucie, specifically in the Traditional neighborhood.

Details of the Attack

According to reports, an unknown assailant approached Jackboy in his driveway and shot him multiple times before fleeing the scene in an unidentified vehicle. The Port St. Lucie Police Department (PSLPD) responded to the incident at around 6:57 a.m., finding the rapper suffering from several gunshot wounds.

Immediate Response and Current Condition

Upon discovery, Jackboy was immediately airlifted to Lawnwood Hospital in critical condition. As of now, there are no updates on his current health status.

Impact on Local Community

Following the incident, Tradition Preparatory High School, located approximately a mile and a half from the crime scene, was temporarily placed under a code red lockdown. However, the lockdown was lifted at 8:15 a.m., and classes resumed as usual.

Ongoing Investigation

The PSLPD is currently investigating the shooting, and have stated that it appears to be a targeted attack. They assure that there is no immediate threat to the surrounding community, but urge residents to avoid the area due to heavy police presence.

The tragic event has left fans and the music industry in shock. As we await further information, our thoughts are with Jackboy and his loved ones during this difficult time.

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