Rapper Jstash reportedly shoots girlfriend before turning gun on himself

Chidalu Obiajulu

Popular US rapper Jstash was reported to have shot girlfriend to death before he turned the gun on himself and took his own life.

Justin Alexander Joseph, popularly known by his stage name as Jstash, an American Rapper, songwriter, and record label executive was from Florida. He was born on September 23,1993.

Before he went on solo,he was the founder of Relax Rekords, a record company and rap group that had released three mixtapes.

The American rapper, J $tash, reportedly took his own life after shooting his girlfriend and mother of three at her home in California.

The tragic incident happened in Temple City around 7:14 a.m on New Year’s Day.

Police officers who responded to reports of domestic violence, found a 27-year-old female and 28-year-old male who were both pronounced dead at the scene.

According to Lieutenant Derrick Alfred, he confirmed J $tash is believed to have killed 27-year-old Jeanette Gallegos before turning the gun on himself, taking his own life.

According to reports gathered, the rapper and Gallegos had been living together in the Temple City home for the past few months.

They were arguing about their relationship on January 1 before J $tash reportedly took Gallegos into the master bedroom and locked the door, Mr Alfred said.

The lieutenant went on to say that Gallegos’ children, ages 7, 9, and 11 years old, were home at the time and knocked on the door periodically to make sure their mom was okay.

The kids heard gunshots around 7am and called their grandmother, who told them to call the police.

When deputies got to the home, the kids ran outside and deputies forced their way into the master bedroom, which was locked.

It was believed to be a misunderstanding about their relationship that led to unsettled quarrel between the two, which led to the killing of his girlfriend and himself.