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Rapper Ice-T’s Grandson Accidentally Shoots Roommate, Now Indicted in the Case [UPDATE]

Rapper Ice-T’s Grandson Accidentally Shoots Roommate, Now Indicted in the Case [UPDATE]

UPDATE on June 13, 2015:

Ice-T’s grandson, an admitted small-time drug dealer, has been indicted in the accidental shooting death of his 19-year-old roommate.

The Cobb County, Ga. jury indicted Elyjah Marrow, 20, on five counts stemming from the June 2014 death of Daryus Johnson in the Marietta, Ga. apartment they shared, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported.

Marrow claimed a stolen handgun he was holding accidentally went off, striking Johnson in the chest. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Marrow is free on bail as he awaits trial on charges of involuntary manslaughter, possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, possession of marijuana more than an ounce, theft by receiving stolen property and possession of firearm during commission of a felony reckless conduct.

Police said Marrow admitted to dealing marijuana.

 

UPDATE on July 4, 2014:

Ice-T’s grandson, Elyjah Marrow, was arrested and charged with involuntary manslaughter for the accidental shooting death of his roommate on Tuesday in Cobb County, Georgia.

Police told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the 19-year-old was “recklessly handling” a handgun on Tuesday afternoon when it went off, fatally shooting Daryus Johnson, also 19. Police found Johnson unconscious in their apartment; he was transported to WellStar Kennstone Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

“Marrow was not using proper firearms safety when handling the gun,” Officer David Baldwin of the Marietta police told the Marietta Daily Journal. “That reckless handling of the firearm is what led to Johnson being accidentally shot and eventually killed.

 

Original Post on July 1, 2014:

 

Elyjah Marrow, Ice-T’s grandson accidentally shot and killed his roommate while playing around with his handgun. 

This is very sad, we sincerely hope this was an accident, either way, it’s a traged…Read full article, here.

 

 

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