Two brothers of author and entrepreneur Toya Wright were gunned down early Sunday morning, July 31, 2016 in New Orleans according to family members.
According to NOLA.com, the young black “men were discovered shortly after midnight Sunday, at 1:26am, inside a car near the corner of Pauger and North Miro streets in the city’s 7th Ward. Both had been shot multiple times and pronounced dead at the scene, New Orleans police said. Less than an hour later, a man was shot to death in the Seabrook neighborhood of New Orleans East.”
Today, Monday, August 8, 2016, Wright wrote on Instagram: “Good friends help you find important things when you have lost them. Your smile, your strength and your peace. #sisterfriends #love ?❤️”
It’s reported that her first husband, Lil Wayne, hopped a private jet to be by her side from Sunday to Thursday. He was devastated by her brothers’ deaths. He did not attend the private funeral on Friday, August 5 because he didn’t want to create pandemonium.
Wright also took to Instagram to tribute her brothers, Ryan ‘Rudy’ Johnson, 24, and Joshua ‘Josh’ Johnson, 31.