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Toronto rapper identified as man killed in Surrey shooting

Last Updated Dec 28, 2019 at 7:25 am PDT


Police are now identifying a young man who was killed in a Surrey home the day before Christmas Eve

SURREY (NEWS 1130) — Police are identifying the man who was killed in a Surrey home Monday as 18-year-old Keyshawn Brown.

Brown, an up and coming Toronto based rapper died Dec. 23.

Officers arrived at a home on 152nd Street and 22nd Avenue around around 9:30 p.m. to find Brown with fatal gunshot wounds.

Tributes to Brown, known as “Why-S” in the Toronto music scene, started being posted online days ago.

Police do not believe this is gang-related but are seeking the public’s help to fill in some gaps. Officers are hoping someone can help them figure out how long Brown had been in B.C. and what he was doing before his violent death.

If you have any information, IHIT is asking you to contact them at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca. If you would like to STAY anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).