A Brooklyn-based rapper was shot twice in the head this afternoon, 02-01-2022 in front of his apartment building as police are searching for suspects. 21-year-old Tdott Woo, born Tahjay Dodson and known by his stage name Tdott, was rushed to Brookdale Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 3:30 P.M., less than an hour after he was shot.
He is an up and coming rapper and a close friend of Pop Smoke, who was killed at his apartment complex earlier last year. Police have announced that they do not believe Tdott’s murder was part of a gang war, but are not saying much else. More details to come as they are made available.
Police have responded to a fatal shooting outside an residential community at a major intersection in Canairse, Brooklyn. Witnesses told police that rapper TDOT Woo was shot three times and once in the head and killed on his front porch, just before 3 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon. Paramedics pronounced him dead at his location; he was 22 years old. Police are investigating, but no arrests have been made so far, according to TMZ news service; investigators also found multiple shell casings from two different guns at the scene.
Here’s what we know so far: When police arrived on scene, they found aspiring rapper T.Dot (Tdott Woo) shot in his head. He was taken to Brookdale Hospital, where he is being treated for life-threatening injuries. Police have identified two suspects so far: Vernell Davis and Demetrius Williams, both of Brooklyn. They are being held at a local precinct; charges are pending further investigation.
Police say they do not believe robbery was a motive; instead they suspect that there may have been some sort of personal dispute or ongoing beef between Woo and another party or parties.
No arrests have been made as of yet. Police are still trying to determine who fired and why. Although, there has been speculations that he was killed due to gang activity.
Who should you contact if you have information?
Police have asked anyone with information to contact them at: 800-577-TIPS or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). Police say there will be a $25,000 reward for information leading to an arrest.