Memphis Mourns as Yo Gotti’s Brother, ‘Big Jook’, Killed in Shooting


In a tragic development that has shocked the local community, Anthony “Big Jook” Mims, the brother of rapper Yo Gotti, was killed in a shooting in Memphis. The incident occurred on Saturday, January 13, near Perignons Restaurant and Event Center on Winchester Road. Mims sustained multiple gunshot wounds in the attack, which was reported at around 4:15 p.m.

According to local news sources, over 300 shots were heard at the scene. Mims was transported to St. Francis Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Another individual was wounded in the incident and is in critical condition.

The Memphis Police Department has not released detailed information about the suspects or the investigation’s progress. The community and fans of Yo Gotti have expressed their condolences on social media. The rapper himself has not yet commented on this tragic loss.

This incident has again highlighted the persistent issue of gun violence in Memphis. The city and the music world are mourning the loss of Big Jook, remembering him for his connection to the Memphis music scene and his family ties.