Jonathan, whose sister is set to marry Khaled - have a son named Asahd Tuck Khaled together - was allegedly trying to buy cannabis when he was shot in the head at around 9:15 p.m. Sunday, February 4, officials said.
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Jonathan was pronounced dead at the age of 25 at St. Barnabas Hospital.
His 30-year-old friend Brandon Davis said,
He’s a good guy. He was in the wrong place at the wrong time. There was no reason for him to be there.
Jonathan apparently argued with the suspect before the gunfire took place. An investigation into the matter is underway.
In a statement to People magazine,
Our family appreciates the condolences from loved ones and friends. We are requesting privacy during this difficult time,
Brandon said he and Jonathan were slated to watch the Super Bowl on Sunday. But he said that Jonathan, who is the father of a young daughter, never appeared.
Brandon further said of the shooting that there was no reason for Jonathan to be there. New Orleans-born Khaled was in Minneapolis performing at the time of the shooting.