Flynn mentioned the suspect fled and a motive within the slaying was unknown. Police gave no rapid description of the suspect’s car and have made no arrest.
On Saturday, a person was grazed by a bullet on I-285 in DeKalb County when one other driver pulled alongside him and opened fireplace, DeKalb police spokeswoman Officer Elise Wells mentioned.
Officers have been known as to a gasoline station about 4 a.m. after the person, who was in his 40s, pulled over and known as 911, Wells mentioned.
“It appears that the victim was traveling down 285 when an unknown vehicle pulled up next to him and fired several rounds into the victim’s car,” Wells mentioned in an emailed assertion to The Atlanta Journal-Structure. It’s unclear what prompted the capturing.
The person was taken to the hospital and is predicted to get well, authorities mentioned.
And about an hour earlier than Detiege was killed Friday, somebody shot a driver within the head on Interstate 75, authorities mentioned. That man stays hospitalized. A witness instructed police that the shot was fired after two automobiles tried to occupy the identical lane. The shooter fled.
There had been a minimum of 4 earlier incidents on space interstates already this 12 months.
Rapper Bun B was amongst a number of artists who expressed condolences on social media after the demise of Detiege.
“This was a good man. Humble. Hard working. Loyal. Determined. Focused. And he had the talent. Queen saw him and told @boneafied ‘That boy is good. If he don’t have a manager you should do it.’ And he did, putting everything he had in it. We are heartbroken this morning and send our deepest condolences to D, Bone and all of his family, friends and supporters. Buy or stream his music and let’s keep his memory alive. #RIPChuckyTrill,” his put up mentioned.
Chucky Trill was managed by Bone of Boneafied Leisure, who additionally manages Bun B.
The shootings come forward of the NBA All-Star recreation on Sunday in Atlanta. However Flynn couldn’t verify whether or not Detiege was in Atlanta for the sport.
Chucky Trill launched his album “Music for the Soul” in 2018 and had extra music within the works, the Houston Chronicle reported.
Police mentioned the latest pattern of interstate shootings in Atlanta could be very regarding.
“Not only can the person lose control of their car after being shot or injured by a gunshot, but also if you are shooting from a moving vehicle and there’s other moving vehicles around, you could be shot,” Flynn mentioned.