According to reports, Britney Boateng, a Ghanaian singer who lives and works in the United States, was fatally shot by her sister-in-law.
The 22-year-old Ghanaian singer was tragically shot following an altercation with Tyona Dodson, who has since been detained, according to the Columbus Division of Police. What prompted the altercation between Tyona and Britney is still unknown.
According to a report from 10TV.com, “Around 1 a.m., police were summoned to the 400 block of South Weyant Avenue, which is located just north of East Main Street.” Britney Boateng was discovered by police with a gunshot wound; she was declared dead at 1:12 a.m.
In response, the Columbus, Ohio, Police have released a statement on Britney’s passing. “Detectives have arrested a 41-year-old lady for the tragic shooting that happened overnight on S. Weyant Ave.” states the tweet that was sent.
Police reported that Britney Boateng’s death is the subject of a murder accusation against Tyona Dodson. “The tragic gunshot was caused by an altercation between the two ladies, according to investigators.”