DETROIT (WJBK) - Two rising rap stars were killed during a shootout on I-94 in Detroit.
Ramell Campbell and Domonique Brown were killed in a shooting on Interstate 94. The 27-year-olds had been friends since high school, and were on their way home from a club when the shooting happened at about 2:45 a.m. Sunday.
Once at the scene, police determined Campbell and Brown were killed by gunfire. We're told the car they were in had been shot at multiple times.
"She was my everything and now I don't have my everything anymore," said Bertha Matthews, whose daughter is Dominique Brown.
The two 26-year-olds had been at a club earlier and now Michigan State Police say the shooting was not random - but rather the result of an ongoing feud Between two people.
Bertha says her daughter was an innocent bystander - in the wrong place at the wrong time.
"My thing is if you have a beef with somebody you should settle it with whomever you have the beef with - leave innocent people out of the equation," Matthews said.
"My daughter was not that kind of kid - at all."
Domonique had only recently started rapping - appearing with Raymell Campbell on Hot 107.5 just the other day.
She was following her dream of being a rapper and sadly that appears to have led instead to her death. Dominique was a tech at Providence Park Hospital and a mother of two - a 1-year-old daughter and a 4-year-old son.
"My grandson asked for his mom last night," Matthews said. "I haven't even told him what happened.
"Domonique was loved by everybody she was a mom - a sister - she was just everything - she was everything to me - she was my best friend."
Matthews lost another daughter back in 1994 - now she and her two sons have to say goodbye to Dominique. It was her oldest son's birthday on Sunday - the day Domonique died.
"The people who did it to her, I'm just like where is your heart at," she said. "Eventually you'll probably get caught and your parents will be going through the same thing we're going through - but the difference is they'll be able to see their child and I'll never be able to see mine again."
Bertha is asking anyone with information to contact Michigan state police - who are already following up on several leads.
I want to ask them if they know anything can they please contact the authorities - to let them know any small thing you might have seen," she said. "Anything."