Memphis Police Dept : “Investigation into Yo Gotti’s Brother’s Death Ongoing”

By | June 13, 2024

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The Memphis Police Department is still investigating the fatal shooting of Anthony “Big Jook” Mims, brother of Memphis rapper Yo Gotti, outside a Hickory Hill-area restaurant. No new details have been released since January, with MPD stating, “There are no new updates at this time.” Mims’ death on Jan. 13 added to a series of hip-hop murders over the last two years. The shooting occurred during a repass following a relative’s funeral, with two victims being found with multiple gunshot wounds. MPD is seeking information on the case. Yo Gotti has not publicly commented on his brother’s death, focusing on CMG label operations.

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Memphis Police Department Investigates Fatal Shooting of Anthony “Big Jook” Mims

The Memphis Police Department continues to investigate the tragic fatal shooting of Anthony “Big Jook” Mims, which took place five months ago outside a restaurant in the Hickory Hill area. Despite ongoing efforts, no new details have been released since January, leaving the case shrouded in mystery.

Anthony Mims, a prominent figure in the music industry and brother of Memphis rapper Yo Gotti, was deeply connected to Gotti’s record label, CMG, which boasts notable rap artists like Moneybagg Yo and GloRilla. His untimely death on January 13 added to a string of hip-hop-related murders in the city, following the killing of Gotti/CMG rival Young Dolph in South Memphis.

Details of the Incident

The shooting occurred outside a restaurant where Mims was attending a repass after the funeral of a relative, Eric Bovan. Bovan, a well-known Memphis figure in the 1980s, had ties to the Bovan Family and had connections to Yo Gotti and Big Jook.

Memphis Police Department released this image of a vehicle they believe to be connected with a fatal shooting Jan. 13 on Winchester Road. The shooting left Anthony Mims dead and another male victim injured.

Memphis Police responded to the scene on Winchester Road after reports of gunshots. Two victims were found with multiple gunshot wounds, both rushed to the hospital. Unfortunately, Mims succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Initial investigations revealed that a witness saw suspects in a white SUV fleeing the scene. The vehicle, a white Ford Explorer with black wheels and dark tinted windows, was captured on surveillance footage, but no suspects have been identified.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact Crime Stoppers at 528-CASH (2274) or visit crimestopmem.org.

Yo Gotti’s Response

Yo Gotti, who has not publicly addressed his brother’s death, continues to focus on managing CMG operations. Despite his silence, Gotti was featured in a Forbes magazine story detailing his successful ventures, including co-owning MLS franchise D.C. United and owning the Memphis restaurant Prive, with an estimated net worth of around $100 million.