Atlanta Rapper Bankroll Fresh Was Shot And Killed Outside Atlanta Recording Studio
|Atlanta Rapper Bankroll Fresh Was Shot And |
Killed Outside Atlanta Recording Studio
Police identified the victim as Trentavious White, also known as Bankroll Fresh, Lt. Charles Hampton with the Atlanta Police Department told Atlanta’s 11 Alive.
He died just before midnight.
“We are not aware of anyone else being wounded (in the shooting),” Hannah said in an email.
After the news broke of Bankroll’s tragic death, his friends and fellow musicians mourned his death
on social media. “RIP Bankroll Fresh” began trending on Twitter. He will clearly be missed.
Neighbors of the Street Execs Studios told FOX 5 they’ve been concerned since the recording studio opened.
More than 50 shell casings were collected from the scene, Channel 2 Action News reported.
Atlanta police spokesman Donald Hannah said officers responded to Street Execs Studios on Defoor Place NW shortly after 11 p.m. Friday, finding “a large crowd of people fleeing the location.”
A possible motive was unclear. It was also unclear if any arrests had been made. Hannah said Homeland Security responded to the scene and “recovered video evidence.”
White, best known for his single “Hot Boy,” was affilitied with another local rapper, 2Chainz. He and other members of the hip hop community took to social media Saturday to mourn and offer condolences.
Man I'm a fan of Bru and always will be , I'm in shock at the moment !! Senseless deaths we just got to stop it , I'm speaking up now 🙏🏿— Tity Boi (2 Chainz) (@2chainz) March 5, 2016
Bruuuuuu u cant be replaced !!!im sic bru https://t.co/xT0BWZIiew— Tity Boi (2 Chainz) (@2chainz) March 5, 2016