So Sad: Toya Describes the Moment She Found Out Her Brothers Were Killed in First Interview

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12:  Toya Wright attends the FrontRow By Shateria Moragne-El fall 2013 fashion show during Conair Style360 at Metropolitan Pavilion on February 12, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images)

So Sad: Toya Describes the Moment She Found Out Her Brothers Were Killed in First Interview

She opens up about that tragic night.

Published August 18, 2016

Toya Wright is starting to heal after the untimely death of her brothers Rudy and Josh Johnson, who were killed in a shootout in New Orleans a couple of weeks ago. Now, the reality star is starting to open up about what exactly happened that fateful night.

Wright tells People that she was hosting an event in Baton Rouge the night of the murders. "I got a call from my sister-in-law and she was like, 'Your brothers just got shot,'" she recalls. "The music was loud and I'm [thinking], this can't be real." 

She tried to call other relatives, but nobody would answer their phone. "I guess they didn't want to tell me what was really going on," she says. Eventually, People reports, "she spoke to her sister-in-law again, who told Wright that her brothers were still inside the car, the crime scene was cordoned off and no one was allowed near the vehicle." 

"When she said that," Wright explains, "I just knew." 

Now, Toya says, she's just trying to make sense of it all. "It was the worst news ever," she says. "Murders happen every day and this is another dark night in New Orleans. You hear about stories like this all the time, but it doesn't really hit you until you get that call. It hits so close to home." 

Unfortunately, there is still no justice for the Johnson brothers. "We have not publicly identified a suspect or suspects in the case at this time," police spokesman Tyler Gamble tells People. "The investigation is ongoing." 

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Written by Evelyn Diaz

(Photo: Craig Barritt/Getty Images)


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