Local Rapper Mudd Bughatti Fatally Shot on Stan Musial Bridge in Metro East

Local Rapper Mudd Bughatti Fatally Shot on Stan Musial Bridge in Metro East

Rapper Mudd Bughatti Fatally Shot on Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge

On Sunday evening, well-known rapper Troy Edwards, also known by his stage name Mudd Bughatti, was tragically shot and killed on the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge in East St. Louis, Illinois. The incident occurred as Edwards was driving from St. Louis to Illinois, with someone opening fire on his vehicle, according to the Illinois State Police. Sadly, Edwards, aged 25, was pronounced dead shortly after 11 p.m.

This was not the first time Edwards had been a victim of gun violence. Nearly two years ago, he was shot multiple times in an incident that resulted in another person’s death. News of Edwards’ untimely demise quickly spread on social media within the music industry.

DJ Shay Money, who knew Edwards personally, expressed his sorrow and highlighted the rapper’s promising future. Money described Edwards as a joyful individual with a positive energy and good vibes. He recalled their encounters at radio stations, concerts, and events, where Edwards would share updates about his new music. Money expressed his support for Edwards’ work and emphasized the loss that both St. Louis and the rap community have experienced.

Investigators revealed that Edwards was traveling east on the bridge in a white SUV when someone in another vehicle opened fire. A passenger in Edwards’ vehicle was also wounded in the shooting but their injuries were not life-threatening. As of now, the Illinois State Police have not made any arrests in connection with the incident.

The rapper’s love for his daughters was evident through his social media presence, according to Money. He extended his prayers to Edwards’ family and children, emphasizing the need for an end to the violence that has plagued the community. Money called for unity and a collective effort to create a safer environment.

The tragic loss of Mudd Bughatti serves as a reminder of the ongoing challenges faced by communities and the music industry. As investigations continue, the rap community mourns the loss of a talented artist and calls for an end to violence.