Rapper ‘Lil Marlo’ ID’d As Victim Fatally Shot In Atlanta Overnight [Video]

ATLANTA, GA. (THECOUNT) — Quality Control Music rapper Marlo, aka, Rudolph Johnson, has been reportedly shot and killed overnight in Atlanta, Georgia. He was 27 years old.

News of Johnson’s death began circulating on social media early Sunday morning. Video showed the rapper’s vehicle crashed on an Atlanta roadway.

According to emerging reports, Johnson was reportedly gunned down on a Georgia highway.

No official word in the shooting was made available by authorities as of Sunday morning.

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AR Man Patrick Smith ID’d As Victim Found Fatally Shot Saturday At Little Rock Club 428

PULASKI COUNTY, AR. (THECOUNT) — Patrick Smith has been identified as the victim found fatally shot inside a Pulaski County nightclub on Saturday.

Smith, 39, was found suffering from gunshot wounds inside Club 428, located at 4726 Asher Avenue in Little Rock on Saturday.

According to reports, police responded to a call of shots fired at the nitespot early Saturday morning. When officers arrived, Smith was discovered inside the establishment suffering from at least one gunshot injury.

Smith was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of gunshot injuries.

No suspect or motive information was provided by officials.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

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Retired Atlanta Judge Elaine Carlisle ID’d As Victim In Friday Fatal Atlanta Mercedes Crash

COBB COUNTY, GA. (THECOUNT) — Retired Atlanta court judge, Elaine Lynn Carlisle, was identified as the victim in a fatal Atlanta vehicle crash Friday.

Carlisle, 65, was killed Friday afternoon while operating a vehicle on I-75, according to Saturday reports.

Officials say, Carlisle was operating a Mercedes C300 on I-75 near Cumberland Boulevard SE, when for unknown reasons, she lost control of the vehicle and exited the roadway. The vehicle then entered opposing lanes before being colliding with a Chevrolet Express van.

After the initial collision, the Mercedes then traveled across all lanes of I-75 southbound before making contact with a concrete median.

Carlile, who officials say was not wearing a seatbelt, suffered a serious head injury and was transported to an area hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the van, identified as 38-year-old Douglasville resident Freddie Hodge, was also taken to Kennestone Hospital after he complained of chest pains, reports FOX5.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Atlanta is the capital of the U.S. state of Georgia. It played an important part in both the Civil War and the 1960s Civil Rights Movement. Atlanta History Center chronicles the city’s past, and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site is dedicated to the African-American leader’s life and times. Downtown, Centennial Olympic Park, built for the 1996 Olympics, encompasses the massive Georgia Aquarium – wikipedia.

James Shepherd Founder Atlanta’s Shepherd Center Dies

ATLANTA, GA. (THECOUNT) — James Shepherd, co-founder and chairman of the board of Atlanta’s Shepherd Center, has died.

The Shepherd Center made the sad announcement on Twitter:

“We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Shepherd Center co-founder James Shepherd. This is an enormous loss for Shepherd Center and the community. James was a dedicated and passionate advocate for people with disabilities. Along with his parents, Alana and the late Harold Shepherd, and Dr. David Apple, he founded Shepherd Center to create a rehabilitation center for people with spinal cord injuries closer to home and to help others in the Southeast, and eventually, all over the world. We will miss seeing him in the halls at Shepherd Center, during his visits with patients and staff, and most deeply, in our hearts.

It is often said that Shepherd Center restores hope. We know that there is hope because James Shepherd close to leverage every day to restore hope to those in need.”

Details about a memorial service are still being finalized and Shepherd Center officials said they would share the details when they are available, reports WSB.

“At this time, we ask that you respect the privacy of James’ family. Thank you for your patience and warm thoughts as we face this difficult time together,” the statement said.

Anyone who wants to share condolences, or a favorite memory of James is asked to email condolences@shepherd.org.

Shepherd’s age and cause of death was not provided as of Saturday morning.

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Geo quick facts: Atlanta is the capital of the U.S. state of Georgia. It played an important part in both the Civil War and the 1960s Civil Rights Movement. Atlanta History Center chronicles the city’s past, and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site is dedicated to the African-American leader’s life and times. Downtown, Centennial Olympic Park, built for the 1996 Olympics, encompasses the massive Georgia Aquarium – wikipedia.

GA Teens Zaire Dhanoolal & Joweer Ponce In Custody Over Cumberland Mall Food Court Shooting

ATLANTA, GA. (THECOUNT) — Police have arrested, Zaire Dhanoolal and Joweer Ponce, as the suspects involved in a shooting at the Cumberland Mall food court that panicked crowds and sent one victim to the hospital.

Sunday, police identified the suspects as 18-year-old Dhanoolal and 19-year-old Ponce, both of Marietta.

Dhanoolal is charged with two counts of felony aggravated assault.

Ponce charged with reckless conduct and carrying a concealed weapon. Both teens are now at the Cobb County Adult Detention Center.

Cobb County police say the shooting started as an argument among multiple people in the food court. After shots were fired, terrified shoppers fled from the area, scrambling to hide in stores or run into the parking lot, reports Fox5ATL.

Anyone with possible additional information may contact police at 911.

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Geo quick facts: Atlanta is the capital of the U.S. state of Georgia. It played an important part in both the Civil War and the 1960s Civil Rights Movement. Atlanta History Center chronicles the city’s past, and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site is dedicated to the African-American leader’s life and times. Downtown, Centennial Olympic Park, built for the 1996 Olympics, encompasses the massive Georgia Aquarium – wikipedia.

Atlanta Mechanicsville Station Apts Carjacking Leaves Woman Dead 4 Masked Suspects Sought

ATLANTA, GA. (THECOUNT) — A woman is dead and a man injured after a fatal shooting conducted by four individuals wearing masks near Atlanta, GA, Mechanicsville Station apartments early Sunday, according to reports.

The complex is located at, 520 Fulton St SW in Atlanta, GA.

Police are seeking for two men and two women wanted for a carjacking that left a woman dead and a man injured.

The suspects had on masks when they approached three separate victims.

“At this point we believe that there was about four suspects, two black females and two black males,” Atlanta police said.

A woman was shot and killed while a man who heard the commotion came outside and also got shot. Police said a third victim was not hurt, but the suspects did take off in her car, reports WSB.

The exact make and model is unknown at this time, but police described it as a dark colored car.

The victims have not been identified.

The extent of the male victim’s injuries was not provided by officials.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident should contact police at 911.

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Geo quick facts: Atlanta is the capital of the U.S. state of Georgia. It played an important part in both the Civil War and the 1960s Civil Rights Movement. Atlanta History Center chronicles the city’s past, and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site is dedicated to the African-American leader’s life and times. Downtown, Centennial Olympic Park, built for the 1996 Olympics, encompasses the massive Georgia Aquarium – wikipedia.

Lil Durk Attempt Murder Arrest Warrant Issued In Atlanta Over Feb 5 ‘The Varsity’ Shooting

ATLANTA, GA. (THECOUNT) — Rapper Lil Durk is wanted by police in connection to a February 5 shooting that left an Atlanta man fighting for his life. That man survived.

Atlanta police say, a person was found suffering from gunshot wounds around 5:45 AM Feb. 5 at a restaurant called The Varsity, according to TMZ. Police recovered 13 shell casings from a rifle and pistol at the scene and found a firearm.

According to officials, the shooting victim was rushed to a hospital were he underwent successful emergency surgery.

Investigators say they later interviewed a pair of witnesses to the shooting who said the victim appeared to be in a verbal dispute with an unknown black male before the shooting.

Police say they’ve reviewed surveillance footage, and are still investigating.

Law enforcement sources told TMZ cops want to bring Lil Durk in to book him on 5 FELONY charges, including criminal intent to commit murder, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during commission of a felony, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and another charge of associating with a criminal street gang to participate in a crime.

“Durk Banks” took to his Instagram Wednesday night to say he’s turning himself into police on Thursday. According to TMZ, he has not yet remanded himself into custody.

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GA Man Christopher Conti ID’d As Victim Killed In San Diego Lime Scooter Crash

SAN DIEGO, CA. (THECOUNT) — Christopher Conti, from Woodstock, Georgia, has been identified as the victim involved in a fatal Lime scooter crash while visiting San Diego California on Wednesday night.

Conti, 53, died following sustaining injuries in a scooter collision while on vacation in San Diego, police confirmed Monday.

The fatal crash occurred around 10 p.m. Wednesday B St & Tenth Ave in downtown San Diego after Conti was traveling on a rented Lime electric scooter and lost control.

Conti suffered massive blunt force trauma head injuries and was transported to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Conti was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, police said.

This is the first known Lime scooter fatality in San Diego, reports Fox5SanDiego.

Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the beloved man:

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GA Grandmother Annie Peoples, 2-Year-Old Grandson Anthony Huff III Go Missing In Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA. (THECOUNT) — An urgent alert has gone out for a missing 75-year-old Atlanta woman and her 2-year-old grandson.

Annie Peoples, and her her grandson, Anthony Huff III, were last seen at her home departing in a vehicle in the 1900 block of Shirley Street Southwest, in Atlanta, GA around 6:50 p.m. Friday, say Atlanta Police.

Police describe the vehicle as being a 2000 White Lincoln Town Car with a Georgia license plate AGX 2253.

Peoples was wearing khaki pants and a black denim jacket while Huff was wearing a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles T-Shirt.

Police said Peoples is in the early stages of battling dementia.

Huff is less than a week away from his third birthday, according to police. Continue reading

Mike Pence Plane SKIDS OFF RUNWAY Attempting To Land At LaGuardia Airport

Vice presidential candidate Mike Pence‘s campaign plane slid off the runway attempting to land at LaGuardia Airport Thursday evening, NBC News reports.

The governor was checked to make sure he was OK, according to an NBC campaign embed. Emergency crews were on site but no injuries were immediately reported.

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