Pennsylvania police say Jaron Young has surrendered in the shooting death of Wiz Khalifa’s uncle, according to an AP report published today (January 10) on abcnews.com.
Wiz Khalifa's uncle, identified as 20-year-old Imani Porter, was reportedly shot and killed in his car while at the Waterfront shopping center in Pittsburgh Wednesday (January 8), according to WTAE, an ABC affiliate in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Police say Young has been charged as an adult with criminal homicide in the shooting of Porter, who passed away yesterday (January 9), abcnews.com reports.
Porter was reportedly sitting in a Steak 'n Shake parking lot when he was shot. Homicide detectives said they believe Porter intended to sell heroin to Young and another unidentified suspect when he was shot, the story says.
Young denied involvement to reporters as he was taken into custody, per the story.
Wiz Khalifa tweeted about his uncle’s passing with the following tweets:
Rest in peace Imani. Your with Allah now
— Wiz Khalifa (@wizkhalifa)
Rest in peace Imani. Your with Allah now— KOE (@wizkhalifa) January 9, 2014
My uncle was younger and more level headed than all of us. I would have never seen this happening in a million years
God has a plan #RestWithGodImani
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