News: UPDATE: Lil Snupe's 36-Year-Old Murder Suspect Identified
Friday, Jun 21, 2013 11:20PM
Maybach Music Group rapper Meek Mill and the family of his slain artist Lil Snupe may have justice in the near future as a 36-year-old suspect's identify has surfaced.
According to reports, multiple warrants for a Louisiana resident have been issued.
According to a statement released to MTV News by Louisiana's Winnfield City Police Department on Friday (June 21), warrants have been issued for the arrest of 36-year old Winnfield resident Tony Holden. The convicted felon stands 5'8" and weighs approximately 215 pounds, according to police records, and has black hair and brown eyes. Police officials are asking that anyone with knowledge of Holden's whereabouts to contact the Winnfield Police Department immediately at 318-628-3511. (MTV)
Meek Mill paid homage to the young rapper's memory and suggested street activity likely contributed to his death yesterday.
"R.I.P 2 my lil f*cking n*gga #lilsnupe I tried everything in my power 2 get that kid out of the streets!," Meek tweeted June 20th.
"The streets killed my Lil n*gga Snupe...I always told him don't try 2 keep it real wit the streets.... Bcuz they won't keep it real wit you"
"Some people go 2 college...Some people go 2 jail...Some make it into heaven some make it into hell...nobody wanna lose nobody wanna fail..." (Meek Mill's Twitter)
The rapper's MMG boss Rick Ross also shared the rapper's pain and paid his respects.
"RIP Lil Snupe #Neverforgotten," Ross tweeted June 20th.
"Today we all suffered a great loss far too soon #lilsnupe great spirit,great talent #NeverForgotten Rest in Paradise."
"NEVER take anything for granted.. @MeekMill: Sh*t crazy! http://instagram.com/p/azFToqCkGL/" (Rick Ross' Twitter)
Early reports claimed Snupe suffered two bullet wounds to his chest.
Police in north Louisiana are investigating the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old rapper known as Lil Snupe. The Winnfield Police Department says the entertainer, whose real name was Addarren Ross, died Thursday morning after he was shot twice in the chest at an apartment building in the city. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Ross, who lived in Jonesboro, La., recently signed a recording deal with Meek Mill's Dream Chasers label. Police say they are searching for an unidentified "person of interest" but have not established a motive for the shooting. (ABC News Go)