(AllHipHop News) AllHipHop.com has confirmed that Atlanta producer Shawty Redd is in custody awaiting charges on first-degree murder.
Redd, real name Demetrius Stewart, was in his home with another unidentified individual on the early hours of New Years Day. At some point, the two became embroiled in an argument, and the unidentified male allegedly threatened the producer.
Redd then obtained his firearm and killed the man.
Following the shooting, Shawty Redd contacted authorities and turned himself over to Henry County Police.
At press time, no bond has been issued and Redd is awaiting arraignment today (January 2).
Shawty Redd has been a coveted producer for the last decade, arranging tracks for Young Jeezy (Hypnotize, Who Dat, Trap Or Die), Snoop Dogg (Sexual Eruption), and Gucci Mane (Trap House, Stash House).
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