On Tuesday (Jan. 7), reports began to surface that the stepfather of Mississippi by way of Atlanta rap duo, Rae Sremmurd, was shot and killed late Monday evening.
According to TMZ, the Tupelo Police Department received a dispatch to the home of the victim, 62-year-old Floyd Sullivan. Sullivan, who was identified by the Lee County Medical Examiner, died on the scene with multiple gunshot wounds.
Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi‘s younger half-brother, Michael Sullivan, was held for psychiatric evaluation as a person of interest in the shooting before being released from the hospital and arrested for murder.
Sullivan reportedly raised the Ear Drummers’ artists since middle school and moved to Mississippi with their mother, Bernadette. Sullivan also has a son, Floyd, Jr., from a previous relationship.
The Tupelo Police Department reported that no one else is being sought in connection to the murder.