Labor Day homicide victim is a local lawmaker's grandson

    Homicide detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of House Majority Whip Talmadge Branch's grandson.

    Police responded to a shooting around 12:30 p.m. in the 4200 block of Nicolas Ave on Labor Day.

    On scene , officers located 22-year-old Tyrone Ray Jr. suffering from gunshot wounds.

    According to police, Tyrone was transported to the hospital where he later died.

    Branch confirmed his relation to the city's latest homicide victim Monday evening to FOX45.

    Police say a preliminary investigation reveals the victim was speaking with two unknown suspects when they opened fire on him and fled in a white vehicle.

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