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Atlanta rapper Trouble, 34, killed in shooting


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The Atlanta rapper Trouble was fatally shot during a home invasion early Sunday, police say.

Rockdale County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Jedidia Canty has confirmed that Trouble, officially known as Mariel Semonte Orr, died during the home invasion at Lake St. James Apartments near Atlanta circa 3:20 a.m., NBC News reported.

Authorities have identified Jamichael Jones, 33, as the alleged perpetrator. Jones was accused of being involved in a “domestic situation” with the woman who lived in the apartment Trouble was visiting, according to NBC News.

Trouble was shot and killed when Jones allegedly burst into the apartment, opening fire, NBC News reported. The rapper was pronounced dead at the scene.

Trouble, officially known as Mariel Semonte Orr, was shot and killed during an alleged home invasion early Sunday.
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Jones is wanted for murder, home invasion and aggravated assault.

Trouble’s label, Def Jam, confirmed his death by sharing a message on social media.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the children, loved ones and fans of Trouble,” the post’s caption read. “A true voice for his city and an inspiration to the community he proudly represented. RIP Skoob.”

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Trouble’s ex-girlfriend also shared a photo of her and the rapper on Twitter.

“I’m so sorry this happened to you Skoob, you didn’t deserve this, praying for your kids and family,” she wrote.

Trouble released their first mix tape in 2011 called “December 17th”. He was known for his song “Bussin”.

The rapper has also collaborated with big names such as Drake and The Weeknd.

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