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Man, 26, charged with murder in the shooting of an aspiring rapper in Atlanta

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A 26-year-old man was arrested Wednesday in connection with last year’s deadly shooting of an aspiring rapper.

Police have said the shooting stemmed from an argument, but it was still unclear Thursday what led to the dispute.

Mr. Alonzo Ross was charged with murder and transported to the Fulton County jail where he remained without bond Thursday, according to Atlanta police.

Shortly after 3 a.m. on Nov. 2. officers received a call about a person shot at 497 Norfolk St. in northwest Atlanta, police spokeswoman Officer Kim Jones said.

When officers arrived they found Mr. Sammy Gantt with a gunshot wound in the chest, police said.

The 22-year-old was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital but died a short time after arrival, Officer Jones said.

Investigators said Mr. Gantt was actually shot in the street at 516 Norfolk St.

“It appears that the shooting incident is related to a dispute that took place earlier at 1045 Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway between GANTT and a subject known as ‘TAY,’” Officer Jones said.

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