Atlanta (AP)-Authorities said Saturday that a shooting on Interstate 85 in the suburbs of Atlanta claimed the life of a rap artist in Texas. It took place within two days in the metropolitan area. One of the three interstate shootings.
Police on the outskirts of Gwinnett County say that rapper Corey Detiege, who performed under the periodic name Chucky Trill, died in a district hospital after Friday’s pre-dawn shooting .
According to the WSB TV station, the police department spokesperson Collin Flynn (Collin Flynn) said that someone stopped and opened fire near Deutsche Bahn’s car at about 3 a.m. on Friday. Ditiege, 33, is from Sugar Land, Texas.
Flynn said that the suspect escaped and the motive for the murder was unknown. The police did not immediately provide a description of the suspect’s vehicle and did not arrest anyone.
DeKalb Police Department spokeswoman Eris Wells said that last Saturday, a man was grazing on a bullet on I-285 in DeKalb County and another driver shot him and opened fire.
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Wells said that after the man in his forties stopped to call 91
In an email statement to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Wells said: “When an unknown vehicle drove next to him and fired several shots into his car, the victim appeared to be moving along 285.” It is not clear what triggered the shooting.
Authorities said the man has been taken to the hospital and is expected to recover.
Authorities said that about an hour before De Teague was killed on Friday, someone shot and hit a driver on Interstate 75. The man is still hospitalized. Witnesses told the police that the gun was fired after two cars tried to occupy the same lane. The shooter ran away.
At least four incidents have occurred on interstate highways this year.
Rapper Bun B is one of several artists who expressed condolences on social media after De Teague’s death.
“This is a good guy. Humble. Hardworking. Loyal. Decided. Focused. And he is talented. The queen met him and said to @boneafied: “That boy is fine. If he does not have a manager, you should do this. “Then he did it and put everything in. This morning, we were heartbroken and expressed our deepest condolences to D, Bone and all his family, friends and supporters. Buy or play his music and let us Keep memory. #RIPChuckyTrill,” his post said.
Chucky Trill is managed by Boneafied Entertainment, who also manages BunB.
The shooting occurred before the NBA All-Star Game in Atlanta on Sunday. But Flynn could not be sure whether De Teague was playing in Atlanta.
According to the “Houston Chronicle” report, Chucky Trill released his album “Soul Music” in 2018 and added more music to his work.
Police said the recent trend of interstate shootings in Atlanta is worrying.
Flynn said: “Not only do people lose control of the car after being shot or wounded by a gun, but if you are shooting in a moving vehicle and there are other moving vehicles around, you may also be shot.” Flynn said.