Nashville man suspected in Justin Bieber friend’s murder on bond for prior slaying

The suspect in the deadly robbery in Nashville, Calif., in which a rapper with ties to Justin Bieber and a group of his friends were killed was arrested in 2021 at the time of the murders outside a music studio on Saturday. The man was free on bail on a murder charge, city police said.

Rapper Christopher Cheeks, 32, known as Chris King, was shot and killed after being confronted by a group of robbers on Hayes Street, police said. Another man who was suffering from Cheeks at the time also suffered gunshot wounds.

Nashville detectives have identified Adrian Cameron, who was allegedly wearing an ankle monitor, in connection with the murder of another man, Josh Evans, 50, who police found shot to death in the Cumberland River. (19 years old).

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Rapper Chris King performs live on stage

Rapper Chris King performs live on stage during his “Trip at Night Tour” at FPL Solar Amphitheater at Bayfront Park on September 19, 2021 in Miami, Florida. Mr. King, whose real name was Christopher Cheeks, died at the age of 32 on Saturday after a group of young men allegedly confronted him during an attempted robbery outside a music studio in Nashville. (Johnny Lewis/Getty Images)

The surviving victim, identified only as Cheeks’ friend, 29, told police that the gunman and two others approached them “cordially” and hung out for a bit before attempting to rob them.

cheeks revealed Instagram post In December, he revealed that he and Bieber were roommates for a year more than a decade ago.

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Cameron's mugshot shows dreadlocks and a neck tattoo.

Nashville police were searching for suspect Adrian Cameron, 19, in connection with the shooting death of rapper Chris King outside a music studio on Saturday. At the time of the crime, the suspect was out of prison on bail in connection with a 2021 murder. (Metropolitan Nashville Police Department)

Following the news of Cheeks’ death, Bieber and other celebrities took to social media to express their condolences.

Bieber reposted a photo of them together with Cheeks on his Instagram Story, sharing “I love you” to his 292 million followers. “He is hurting. Please keep his family in your prayers. See you in paradise, brother.”

Justin Bieber poses during new studio photo shoot

Justin Bieber poses during a new studio photo shoot in Los Angeles, California in August 2020. Bieber and slain rapper Chris King were roommates for more than a year in the 2010s, according to social media posts. (Mike Rosenthal/Getty Images)


The newspaper said Cameron’s father, who detectives wanted to talk to as they investigated Evans’ case, was shot and killed by a Nashville SWAT team outside a motel hideout. tennessee newspapers.

Police previously said that Evans’ son was a minor at the time of his murder and had been on the run for six months before surrendering to the city’s juvenile detention center.

Anyone with information regarding young Cameron’s whereabouts is asked to call police at 615-742-7463.