NEW YORK – Rapper and dancer TDott Woo was fatally shot outside his New York City home on Tuesday, authorities said. He was 22.
The rapper, whose real name was Tahjay Dobson, was killed in the Canarsie neighborhood of Brooklyn at about 2:22 p.m. EST, WNYW-TV reported.
Police responded to a “ShotSpotter activation,” which is a gunshot detection system, WABC-TV reported. Officers found the artist with a gunshot wound to his head and left knee, according to Billboard. He was pronounced dead at an area hospital, according to WNYW.
The shooting happened after he signed a contract with Million Dollar Music, according to WABC.
Million Dollar Music confirmed the rapper’s death with a tribute on Instagram, writing alongside a collection of photos, “It’s an honor to remain your friend until your last moments.”
Your memories will always stay with us no matter where we go and what we do. Sleep in peace,” the post added. “#LongLiveTdott . Just know his legacy will always live, from his laugh to the dance everyone across the world does, some of us know him a friend, brother, cousin or just a fan but we all come together to tell you fly high.”
Dobson was a friend and associate of rappers Pop Smoke — who was fatally shot in February 2020 in Los Angeles — and Fivio Foreign, having appeared in music videos for both of those artists, Complex added.
“Imma miss you forever baby boy,” rapper Fivio Foreign wrote Wednesday on Instagram. “You was the prince of this city. Long Live Prince T Dot. I love you gang. Like forever watch over me like you always do.”
No arrests have been made, WABC reported.