A young rapper from Suffolk, Virginia, accidentally took his own life while recording a video on social media. Authorities confirmed that the 17-year-old rapper was found deceased on May 15, with police determining his death to be the result of an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

While the police have not released the name of the deceased teen, additional videos circulating on social media depict the Suffolk-based rapper, known as Rylo Huncho, performing in front of a camera while handling a pistol equipped with a green laser sight.

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Tragically, the footage shows the rapper disabling the safety of the weapon and pointing it towards his head. In a harrowing moment, a gunshot is heard, and the camera abruptly falls as he is thrown from view.

The community was left in shock and mourning, prompting the creation of a GoFundMe account to support Huncho’s grieving mother. In a heartfelt plea, a cousin of the rapper highlighted the unique bond between the single parent and her only son, emphasizing her dedication in raising him as best as she could.

Although the circumstances surrounding his death are still being investigated, the family believes it was either a result of a tragic accident or an act of suicide. The cousin reached out to the public for any form of assistance during this trying time as they navigate through the unimaginable loss experienced by the devastated mother.

This heartbreaking incident serves as a reminder of the importance of firearms safety and the potential dangers they pose, particularly in the hands of inexperienced individuals. As the community grapples with the loss of a young artist, it is crucial for parents, guardians, and society as a whole to prioritize education and awareness surrounding firearm safety to prevent further tragedies.

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