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Police Identify & Charge Suspect In Rick Ross Album Release Party Shooting

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(AllHipHop News) Shots rang out at Rick Ross’ Mastermind album release party featuring Sean “Diddy” Combs in Atlanta over the weekend. DeKalb County police have now identified the suspect in the shooting at the Velvet Room nightclub.

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According to authorities, the club’s DJ Ronald Robinson was the person who fired at officers on the scene. Reportedly, two uniformed off duty cops serving as security heard gunfire behind the venue. When they went outside to investigate, Robinson then shot at them. The officers returned fire hitting the 39-year-old in the leg.

“He was able to get up from his injuries and go inside the club. The officers found him inside injured and took him into custody,” said DeKalb County Police Chief Cedric Alexander.

Robinson was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital. He was charged with two counts of aggravated assault against a law enforcement officer.

DeKalb police do not believe Ross or Diddy were involved in the shooting.

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