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"Messy Mya" Murder: YouTube Comedian Gunned Down During Baby Shower, Say Reports

"Messy Mya" (YouTube)

"Messy Mya" Murder: YouTube Comedian Gunned Down During Baby Shower
"Messy Mya" (YouTube)

NEW YORK (CBS) YouTube comedian "Messy Mya" was shot and killed late Sunday during a baby shower for his unborn son in New Orleans.

The 22-year-old comedian, whose real name is Anthony Barre, is known for his provocative online rants.

According to Fox station WVUE, Barre was shot several times and was found lying face down in the street.

Police in Louisiana say there are no suspects or motive at this time, the station reports.

Cell phone photos purportedly snapped after Barre was shot have been circulating online.

There has been an outpouring of support from fans on Barre's Facebook page.

  • Edecio Martinez

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