• Angela Simmons' ex-fiance Sutton Tennyson shot and killed in Atlanta

    By: J.D. Capelouto, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution


    The victim of an apparent homicide in southwest Atlanta was identified Sunday as the ex-fiancé of celebrity designer Angela Simmons.

    Sutton Tennyson, 37, was shot and killed inside a garage shortly before 5 p.m. Saturday, the  Atlanta Police Department said.

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    Tennyson had a child with Simmons, 2-year-old Sutton Joseph Tennyson.

    Simmons is the daughter of Rev. Run, one of the founding members of legendary hip-hop group Run–DMC.


    Angela Simmons poses with her son Sutton Joseph Tennyson at the Bonnie Bouche By Angela Simmons - Style360 - New York Fashion Week presentation on September 12, 2018 in New York City.
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    The victim was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds inside the open garage, APD spokesman Officer Jarius Daugherty said in a statement.

    Police said a preliminary investigation suggests that Tennyson was talking in the driveway with another man when “the conversation escalated” and the man shot Tennyson multiple times.

    The man left the scene in a car, and the shooting is under investigation.

    Sutton Tennyson and Angela Simmons attend a Party at Medusa Lounge in 2016 in Atlanta. Tennyson was shot and killed in Atlanta in 2018.
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    Simmons, whose career includes appearing on several reality television shows, made an Instagram post about her ex-fiancé on Sunday, including pictures of him with their child.

    “Thank you for leaving behind my greatest gift,” she wrote. “I’m hurting. I’m numb.”



    Simmons also posted a video of Sutton Joseph watching a video of Tennyson playing with him in a pool. Simmons is heard on the video saying, “Peek-a-boo!” as Tennyson laughs, dipping their son in the water.



    Reflecting . He keeps replaying it 💔 RIP Sutton .

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