This is devastating.
Michael Tanner Phillips, 27 — who served as a bodyguard for rapper Future, 32 — was reportedly shot dead on Monday afternoon while inside his own home in Jonesboro, Ga. His pregnant wife was reportedly home at the time of the incident.
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The crime scene. (Photo Credit: Fox 5)
“Some of the neighbors heard some arguing and some gunshots. We’re still interviewing some of them to try to piece together everything at this time,” Clayton County Police Department Lieutenant Frank Thomas tells Hollywood Life on Monday.
TMZ reports police are still searching for suspects and they don’t believe the incident was gang-related.
Future paid tribute to his fallen friend on Twitter.
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Rest in Paradise Big Mike 🙏🏾 Lafamilia forever lil bro #FBG— FUTURE/FREEBANDZ (@1future) January 26, 2016
Rest in Paradise Big Mike 🙏🏾 Lafamilia forever lil bro #FBG
Our thoughts are with Michael’s loved ones in the wake of this tragedy.
Watch the Fox 5 segment below.