Update: Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Jamichael Jones surrendered on Tuesday morning (June 7).
After Jones was taken into custody, Rockdale County Sheriff Eric J. Levett gave the details of what led to the suspect turning himself in.
See the original story below.
Atlanta rapper Trouble was fatally shot early Sunday morning in Rockdale County, Georgia, and police have named Jamichael Jones as a suspect.
The rapper, whose real name is Mariel Semonte Orr, was shot around 3:20 a.m. on Sunday morning at the Lake St. James apartment complex at 50 St. James Drive in Conyers.
Police arrived on the scene and found the rapper lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the chest.
Trouble was taken to a local hospital where he later died.
He was 34.
Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office has made no arrests, but they have obtained an arrest warrant for 33-year-old Jamichael Jones, charging him with felony murder, home invasion, and aggravated assault.
During the press conference, authorities say Trouble was visiting a female friend at the complex when the shooting occurred.
The suspect, Jamichael Jones, knew the female but he did not know Trouble.
Jones entered the apartment and shot the rapper.
The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office believes the shooting was a “domestic situation.”
Watch the official press conference below.
Def Jam, the label Trouble was signed with, released the following statement via social media:
Our thoughts and prayers are with the children, loved ones, and fans of Trouble.
A true voice for his city and an inspiration to the community he proudly represented.
See their original post below.
Anyone with information that could assist investigators or lead them to Jones should contact them at 770-278-8188.
We extend our sincerest condolences and prayers to all who knew and loved Trouble.
Source: 11 Alive