News: UPDATE: Lil Snupe's Murder Suspect Surrenders To Police
Tuesday, Jun 25, 2013 10:05PM
A week after the tragic slaying of Meek Mill's artist Lil Snupe, the shooting suspect has come forward and turned himself over to Louisiana police.
According to reports, Snupe's alleged shooter gave himself up Tuesday (June 25) morning.
The man accused of fatally shooting Addarren Ross, the rapper known as Lil' Snupe, surrendered to authorities today. Tony D. Holden, 36, of Winnfield, turned himself at 10:15 a.m. today at the Winnfield Police Department. Police Chief Johnny Ray Carpenter and Assistant Police Chief Russell Jones took Holden into custody without incident, police Lt. Charles Curry said. Holden has been booked into Winnfield City Jail on one count each of first-degree murder, armed robbery and illegal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. No bond amount has been set. (Shreveport Times)
Last week, buzz behind multiple warrants being issued for the Louisiana resident surfaced.
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 a few days ago.
"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)
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)