little baby mourns the death of his fellow rapper Money Mitch, shot dead on Friday (July 23).
The 26-year-old rapper, whose real name is Dominique armani jones, posted a tribute to Money Mitch on his Instagram story on Sunday, July 25. “Bra, I’m sorry I couldn’t save you,” he wrote. He added a photo of the late rapper below: “Dam Mitch, you were on top of me every day.”
Money Mitch, real name Marcus Pettis, was reportedly killed after being arrested by the Florida Palm Beach County Sheriff in Lake Park, Florida.
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According to AceShowBiz, Mitch had seen Lil Baby as an inspiration and wanted to be signed by his label, 4 Pockets Full.
One of Mitch’s friends tagged Lil Baby in a post that said, “@lilbaby bruh you were a big inspiration to Mitch, that’s all he wanted was to sign with you. ** h until we 4PF man, I miss that nigga #LongliveMitch # DoIt4Mitch. “
At a press conference on Friday, the deputy head of the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office Frank De Mario Mitch said shot at the MPs and they fired back, but did not hit him. DeMario said Mitch then ran away and then shot and killed himself, South Florida Sunshine Sentinel reports.
DeMario said the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office had probable cause to arrest Mitch in connection with a murder investigation, but would provide no further information.