Man convicted in 2016 music studio ambush that left 2 males lifeless

ByLouise McGinnis

Oct 4, 2022

One among three males charged in reference to a lethal taking pictures at an Atlanta music studio in 2016 has been convicted.

Fulton County District Legal professional Fani Willis says Sheldon Dooley was convicted on 14 counts within the homicide of Jerome Blake, together with felony homicide, aggravated assault with a lethal weapon and prison try and commit armed theft.

Prosecutors say 4 males walked into the HQ Recordings on Metropolitan Pkwy. in April 2016 with the intention of killing a person.

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Throughout a shootout, Blake, who was not the meant goal, and one of many gunmen, Nathan Hannon, had been killed.

Surveillance video launched to Channel 2′s Sophia Choi after the taking pictures exhibits a number of males stroll into the studio with weapons.

One of many males was carrying a pc. Police imagine the group might have been getting into the studio underneath the guise of being an artist.


Blake’s household informed Choi that they acknowledged one of many males within the video as somebody they’d seen hanging out with Blake on a number of occassions.

Police say your complete alternate lasted simply ten minutes, however left Blake’s household with a lifetime of heartache.

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Co-defendant Casey Battle was convicted in 2018 and Kenson Hunte has not but stood trial.

After being discovered responsible, Dooley was sentenced to 2 life sentences plus one other 45 years.