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Devon Sutton

Age 16

New Iberia, Louisiana

Rap fan had just turned 16

The rapper YoungBoy Never Broke Again’s “Mind of a Menace 3” cover — featuring a $100 bill — was his Instagram profile. “Deezy.dope” was his handle, his nicknames Deezy and Double-D.

He was a rap and R&B fan. He had just turned 16.  

Devon Sutton, 16, was shot at approximately 2:30 a.m. on Jan. 4, 2019 in New Iberia, Louisiana. Police said the bullet came through the window of a home on St. Jude Avenue. He died at Iberia Medical Center. The suspect was linked to a shooting seven days before of a 15-year-old on nearby Walton Street.

Help complete this profile. We are currently seeking more information on the young person killed in this incident. If you have anything to share, please contact us at SinceParkland@thetrace.org.

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