DISTRICT HEIGHTS, MD (CelebrityAccess) – Markelle Antonio Morrow, the Maryland rapper who carried out as Goonew, was shot and killed in a District Heights, MD parking zone on Friday (March 18).
NBC Washington reviews officers responded to gunfire at 5:40 pm in District Heights. They found Goonew in a parking zone with gunshot wounds. He was transported to an area hospital, the place he was pronounced lifeless. Washington Informer reported, Anthony Tilghman posted on Twitter:
RIP to DMV rapper Goonew Rap who was killed this night on the 3400 Bl. of Walters Ln. in District Hts, M.D and pronounced lifeless after life-saving measures failed. PGPD is investigating this as a Murder Capturing.??? pic.twitter.com/6IM9ISh7al
— Anthony Tilghman (@AnthonyTilghman) March 19, 2022
The rising artist died simply blocks away from the place he was born, as reported by WUSA9. His mom, Patrice Parker Morrow, stated he was on his option to give his sister a birthday present when he was shot. She believes the motive to be theft.
“They wished my son lifeless as a result of he gave it up,” Morrow advised WUSA9. “They took his chain. They took his watch. He gave it up, they usually nonetheless shot him within the again.” Her son’s solely purpose was to maneuver his household “out the hood.” She added, “He had a coronary heart greater than his physique; once they took him, they took me.”
Goonew started gaining momentum together with his rap profession in 2017 and dropped a number of songs throughout a collection of albums. He was identified for his lyrical whisper and collaborations with fellow rapper Lil Dude. His debut studio album dropped in 2019 titled, Nonetheless Servin. His largest single was the 2018 Lil Dude collaboration “Murder Boat,” that includes Lil Yachty.
Prince George’s County Police are providing a $25,000 reward for leads that end in an arrest.