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Yung Mazi Gunned Down

Family, friends, and fans of Atlanta (GA) rapper Yung Mazi are mourning, as Atlanta police search for his killer. Mazi, whose real name was Jibril Abdur-Rahman, was shot and killed around 9:00 last night outside a pizza eatery in the Kirkwood neighborhood of southeast Atlanta.

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A crime scene investigation tent stands above the white sedan that Atlanta rapper Yung Mazi was traveling in. He was shot and killed Sunday night outside a pizza restaurant in the Kirkwood neighborhood of southeast Atlanta. (Credit: @cbs46mark)

Police say they received a call about 10 to 25 gunshots at the scene. It happened outside the Urban Pie pizza restaurant located on Hosea L. Williams Drive. The business is across from a police precinct.

Mazi was known for his collaborations with rappers Rich Homie Quan and Yung Thug.

When he survived a shooting at a Buckhead Waffle House in December, Yung Mazi tweeted “God made me bulletproof”. He had also claimed to have been shot a dozen times, and even directed his fans on Twitter to a video titled “Take My Life”.

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