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DJ Khaled’s future brother-in-law killed in the Bronx: sources

Posted at 12:13 PM, Feb 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-06 13:27:20-05

BELMONT, the Bronx — DJ Khaled’s soon-to-be brother-in-law was shot and killed while allegedly buying marijuana in the Bronx over the weekend, sources confirmed to PIX11 Tuesday.

DJ Khaled, wife Nicole Tuck and son Asahd Tuck Khaled arrive at the MTV Video Music Awards 2017, In Inglewood, California, on August 27, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / TOMMASO BODDI (Photo credit should read TOMMASO BODDI/AFP/Getty Images)

Jonathan Tuck, 25, was buying marijuana Sunday around 9:15 p.m. near Washington Avenue and East 185th Street when he was killed, police said.

Sources later confirmed Tuck is the younger brother of Nicole Tuck, who is engaged to DJ Khaled. The couple had their first child in October 2016.

Jonathan Tuck was shot in the head after an argument ensued during the purchase of marijuana, police said. It is not clear what the argument was about.

He was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Tuck is survived by a 1-year-old daughter, friend Brandon Davis tell the NY Daily News.

The paper reports a 34-year-old man was taken into custody for questioning, but no arrests have been made.