ICYMI: Future’s Former Bodyguard Killed In Georgia Home Tiffany Hamilton January 26, 2016 Hip Hop News | Trending Hip Hop Stories In a story that’s still developing, the former bodyguard of rapper Future was shot and killed Monday [January 25, 2016]. According to reports, the shooting occurred around 1:30pm ET and the victim, identified as 27-year-old Michael Tanner Phillips, was inside his Jonesboro, GA home at the time. #PressPlay: It has been reported that #Future’s bodyguard was shot and killed today. There isn’t many details to what exactly happened but we will keep you updated via @ooolalablog #Fox5 A video posted by The Shade Room (@theshaderoominc) on Jan 25, 2016 at 3:30pm PST Although details are still unclear, Lieutenant Frank Thomas of the Clayton County Police Department said of the tragic incident, “Some of the neighbors heard some arguing and some gunshots. We’re still interviewing some of them to try and piece together everything at this time.” In addition, the victim’s recently wed wife was said to be in the home as well during the time of the incident, but wasn’t in the same room where the shooting occurred and not harmed. Phillips—who reportedly stepped down as Future’s bodyguard in 2011—and his wife were expecting their first newborn together and had recently thrown a baby shower in celebration. The alleged gunman is still at large and immediately fled the scene in an unmarked vehicle following the shooting. Future, who was spotted supporting NFL MVP Cam Newton as he led the Carolina Panthers to defeat to the Arizona Cardinals and claim their spot in Super Bowl 50 this past weekend, has yet to comment on the tragic situation. We will update the story as more information is released.