American Idol winner Fantasia Barrino's nephew was killed in a shooting Tuesday in North Carolina, the star confirms.
The Greensboro Police Department revealed that Tyquan Von Ricco Washington was found with multiple gunshot wounds on the road in front of a home in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Despite paramedics efforts to try and save the 18-year-old, he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police allege the teen was shot during a dispute between himself and 21-year-old David Lee White, Jr.
According to police, White was arrested and charged with first degree murder and is being held without bond.
Fantasia posted an image of her young nephew with the caption: 'Ty 😢 Auntie is So Sorry Baby 💔 RIP to my Oldest Nephew Please Pray for his Mother and my Brother @riccobarrino & his Stepdad'
Barrino Instagrammed a more recent image, and wrote: 'Man That Smile ❤️ Happy Valentines Day Angel 👼🏾 Keep Dancing Up there Ty and Uncle @xavierbarrino will Soon Be On his feet to dance down here for you again. #unbelievable #unreal #Rip#nephew'
Our thoughts go out to Tyquan's family and friends.