Ice-T‘s grandson has been charged with Involuntary Manslaughter. The raper’s Elyjah Marrow, who is just a teen seems to have accidently shot his roommate, who later died at a hospital in Georgia. On June 24, 2014 the nineteen year old was arrested, he was fooling around with the gun then all of a sudden it fired, killing nineteen year old Daryus Johnson.
According to police’s statement to Atlanta Journal Constitution, the incident took place at their shared Marietta, Georgia apartment. Johnson was taken to nearby WellStar Kennestone Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
“Marrow was not using proper firearms safety when handling the gun,” Marietta Police Officer David Baldwin told the Marietta Daly Journal. “That reckless handling of the firearm is what led to Johnson being accidentally shot and eventually killed.”
Marrow was charged with involuntary manslaughter, possession of firearm in the commission of a felony, and reckless conduct. He was also charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, and possession of a stolen firearm. The teen remained in custody.
Ice-T has not yet made any comment about his grandson.