Elyjah Marrow, grandson of rapper Ice-T, was arrested after he accidentally shot and killed his roommate
According to the police, 19-year-old Marrow was handling a handgun in his Georgia apartment Tuesday when it accidentally went off, wounding roommate Daryus Johnson, who was also 19.
Daryuis Johnson was first transported to nearby WellStar Kennestone Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. Marietta Police Officer David Baldwin told reporters;
“Marrow was not using proper firearms safety when handling the gun. That reckless handling of the firearm is what led to Johnson being accidentally shot and eventually killed.”
The 19-year-old Elyjah Marrow had on occassion appeared with his grandfather Ice-T, on the reality series ‘Ice loves Coco,’ about Ice T and his wife.
Marrow was charged with involuntary manslaughter, possession of firearm in the commission of a felony, and reckless conduct. He was also hit with possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, and possession of a stolen firearm.
He is currently in custody and there’s been no comment from Ice-T.