Fantasia Barrino Mourns Nephew Killed in North Carolina Shooting

Fantasia Barrino‘s heart is heavy this week.  

The Grammy winner’s 18-year-old nephew, Tyquan Vonricco Washington, was fatally shot on Wednesday in Greensboro, N.C. The Greensboro Police Department confirmed the sad news and announced the arrest of suspect David Lee White, Jr., 21, who was charged with first-degree murder and currently remains in jail without bond. According to the police, a preliminary investigation indicated there was was a dispute before the shooting, but the nature of the dispute is currently unclear. 

“Ty Auntie is So Sorry Baby,” Barrino wrote on social media in commemoration of her late nephew. “RIP to my Oldest Nephew Please Pray for his Mother and my Brother @riccobarrino & his Stepdad.”