TMZ: Teen police say shot friend is Ice-T’s grandson
by Sarah Westwood
June 28, 2014 04:00 AM | 2986 views | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Elyjah Marrow
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MARIETTA — The Marietta man who police say accidentally shot his friend after recklessly handling a gun is reportedly the grandson of rapper Ice-T, according to TMZ.com.

Elyjah Marrow, 19, was arrested at the Bentley Manor apartment complex near Delk Road and charged with involuntary manslaughter Tuesday.

According to his arrest warrant, Marrow fired the gun on accident Tuesday afternoon in his apartment.

Investigators say they arrived to find Daryus Johnson, 19, unconscious on the floor. Johnson was rushed to Kennestone Hospital, where police say he was pronounced dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

Marrow was charged with a litany of additional offenses when investigators say they discovered three handguns, “which he admittedly stored next to the marijuana that he sold and distributed.” His arrest warrant says he was also in possession of a scale and quantities of money police say are consistent with drug sales.

Investigators also say they found a .380 caliber Davis gun reported stolen in January of 2011.

Marrow is being held at the county jail without bond on charges of possession with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm during commission of a felony-controlled substance, theft of a firearm by receiving, reckless conduct and involuntary manslaughter.

TMZ.com reports Marrow has appeared on his grandfather’s reality show “Ice Loves CoCo.”

Ice-T began his career as a hip-hop artist and has portrayed a detective on the police drama “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit” since 2000.

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