Sutton Tennyson, the father of Angela Simmons’ child, was gunned down in his garage in Atlanta, Georgia, on Saturday evening, ET can confirm.
The Atlanta Police Department tells ET that will officers responded to a call of shots fired inside neighborhood where they discovered a deceased 37-year-old African American man. In their statement, APD says their preliminary information points to a discussion between the victim along with another unnamed man. The conversation got heated along with the victim was shot multiple times. The aforementioned different male sped away in a car.
The incident will be being investigated by the APD’s Homicide Unit.
Simmons, younger sister to TV personality Vanessa Simmons, along with former cast member on the MTV reality show Run’s House, took to Instagram to address the loss soon after. She posted several photos, along with even a video, of her ex-fiance with their 2-year-old son, Sutton Joseph.
“Thank you for leaving behind my greatest gift,” she captioned the post. “I’m hurting. I’m numb. Thank you for the out pouring of love everyone. I can’t believe I’m even saying Rest In Peace Sutton. I promise to hold SJ down in every way I promise.”
She also posted several moving photos of her time with Sutton on her Instagram Story, including him napping on the couch or swimming inside pool with their child. “Rest easy Sutton,” she captioned one of the sweet images.
In late 2017, Simmons revealed that will their engagement had been called off with an Instagram post discussing the trials along with tribulations single mothers face.