The man blamed for the killing of Atlanta rapper Trouble turned himself in. Jamichael Jones, 33, was arrested at 1 a.m. on Tuesday in Clayton County and taken into custody due to having a connection with Trouble’s death. Since then, he has been charged with aggravated assault, home invasion, murder, and battery.
Jones was spotted in handcuffs, sporting a green hoodie in taped footage of his arrest. Investigators made sure to go to locations where he was seen frequently, which eventually led them to the suspect’s mother’s home. The mother permitted deputies to speak to Jones, and he was convinced to turn himself in. However, a judge refused him bond in Rockdale County Magistrate Court.
On Sunday, rapper Trouble was in the home of a woman.
The suspect was involved in what was described as a domestic circumstance with the woman Trouble was involved with. A Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office representative Jedidia Canty explained the general details of the case to the public. According to officials, He and Trouble did not know each other. The warrant notes that the suspect, Jamichael, punched his ex-girlfriend in the face before firing toward Trouble. The Atlanta rapper was hit once in the chest and died later that day due to injuries. The woman Trouble was visiting, not identified, and came out of the scene unharmed by a weapon however had visible marks on her face from being punched. She communicated to officials that she was asleep with Trouble in her apartment and woke up to Jones hitting her in the face. Jones and Trouble scuffle, and as she tries to help the rapper, her ex pulls out a firearm and shoots the rapper, and leaves. The unidentified woman had been dating the suspect for three years and parted only a week prior to the incident. The woman said she called 911 but did not file a police report due to her ex fleeing the scene. Deputies mentioned in the warrant that the front door of the home had been forced open.
Def Jam shared condolences with Trouble’s family on Sunday via social media. The post reads: “A true voice for his city and an inspiration to the community he proudly represented”