Man Arrested in Killing of Alabama Rapper

Jason Quan McWilliams, 25, was arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder in the fatal shooting of rapper Doe B. and a Troy University student. 


Doe B.


A 25-year-old man has been arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder in the fatal shooting of rapper Doe B. and a woman at an Alabama bar, the Associated Press reports.

Jason Quan McWilliams surrendered to police Sunday evening and is being held without bond.

The 22-year-old rapper, whose real name is Glenn Thomas, and 22-year-old Kimberle Johnson, a Troy University student, were fatally shot at the Centennial Bar and Grill Saturday. Six others were also injured in the melee, and city officials have closed the restaurant, AP reports.

A police statement said the shooting stemmed from a dispute involving the rapper.

Deneka Bullock and Lea Epps, both 21 and from Montgomery, held a candlelight vigil in front of the restaurant and called for community members to address gun violence, AP reports.

"It's time for us as a society, we have to stop leaving it to our elders to want change, we have to want it for ourselves," the Montgomery Advertiser quoted Epps as saying. "We have to stop putting down our books and picking up guns. We are losing a lot of young people, very young. And I think that it's time that we just stop the violence now."

Read more at the Associated Press.

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