Detroit rapper Doughboy Roc shot and killed in car


 – Detroit police are investigating the shooting death of an up-and-coming Detroit rapper.

Rodney Jenkins, who went by the stage name Doughboy Roc, was shot and killed on the city’s west side Monday.

We’re told he was fatally shot at about 3:30 p.m. while sitting in a white Hyundai at Stoepel and Westfield, near Livernois.

Investigators say the bullets hit him near the ear and shoulder. Friends of the victim are in shock.

“I grew up with him when I was real young,” said Huey. “They were the older homies, man, who always showed respect. (He was) a real respectful individual. We were both from the same neighborhood. I actually got my first track in the city through Doughboy Roc.”

Police have no motive and no suspect.

This is a developing story. Stay with FOX 2 for updates.


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