Rapper Doughboy Roc killed in shooting on Detroit's west side

Well-known Detroit rapper killed in shooting

Rapper Doughboy Roc was killed Oct. 9, 2017, in a shooting on Detroit's west side. (WDIV)

DETROIT - Rapper Doughboy Roc was killed Monday in a shooting on Detroit's west side, the victim's family confirmed.

Doughboy Roc has four albums. He is known for the hip-hop group Doughboyz Cashout, which was signed by Young Jeezy in 2013. His real name is Rodney Yeargin.

He has a large following on Spotify and Instagram. He was a native of Detroit.

Police have not released additional details about the shooting.

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