Rapper Nelly's Bodyguard Murdered [Video]

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) - A murder investigation is hitting close to home for St. Louis rap star, Nelly. Multiple sources close to Nelly tell News 11 the victim was one of Nelly's bodyguards. The victim is 36 year old Michale Johnson sources describe him as Nelly's left hand man, or someone who was by the rapper's side providing security.

St. Louis county police responded to a home on Nola, near north Hanley Wednesday night just before midnight. Johnson was shot several times.

Police say he was either walking in or walking out of the home when someone opened fire. They're not sure if Johnson was targeted or if he interrupted a burglar who then shot him.

Police say they are retracing the victim's steps from the previous 24 hours to try and find out where he was, and what a possible motive might be.

No one has been arrested at this point.

Thursday afternoon Nelly didn't want to talk about Johnson's murder. The rap start was busy giving out scholarships at Lindenwood University. Two high school students received full tuition scholarships. This is the second year Nelly has made such a donation to the school.

Source: KDVR.com

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Comment by Sir buttah on May 2, 2010 at 2:38am
Why would people call the man out of his name like he did them something...that man livin his life and staying humble let him be
Comment by Fifty Jr on May 2, 2010 at 12:02am
this s**** crazy secret s*** n**** ull never know nellys a f** a** n****
Comment by icewater on May 1, 2010 at 10:58pm
Comment by aim on May 1, 2010 at 11:42am
Comment by WE.SMOKE GOOD.ZA.NATION on May 1, 2010 at 10:02am
first the robbery t hen a wacked security guard. stay safe b. its looking ugly
Comment by Crossfire 1st on May 1, 2010 at 9:52am
Nelly acting Mafia,,,,,they Mafia giving back to the public,,,,while they selling alot of drugs and kiliing ppl back door....... who ever kills will be kill. sooner or later
Comment by g-unitbabyee on May 1, 2010 at 9:19am
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Comment by big rand nj cmd cnty on April 30, 2010 at 8:01pm
anyone who busts a gun is a p**** cant use their fists cause their cowards stupid nigs ....who wanna put the gloves on? who got what it takes to just step in the ring and get dropped on ur face
Comment by Maurice lewis on April 30, 2010 at 6:09pm
thats messed up real talk

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