Rising R&B singer, Ann Marie, was arrested in Atlanta on Wednesday on an aggravated assault charge with a deadly weapon.
The incident involved a 24-year-old male who is said to be a childhood friend of Ann Marie’s. According to Atlanta authorities they responded to a person shot at 6:25 pm on a Wednesday. When they arrived they seen the male victim lying on the floor in a hotel room and he suffered a gunshot wound to the head. The victim was transferred to Grady Hospital. He was alert, breathing, and conscious.
Detectives say when they arrived to the scene after speaking to the 911 caller they found the other occupant of the hotel that the male was shot in. This occupant would be 25-year-old Joann Slater aka Ann Marie.
Ann Marie claims that the gun fell off of the table and discharged causing the man to be struck in the head. The investigation is still currently occurring.
Ann Marie is a rising Chicago star and has various tracks out that have went viral including her 2019 tune Secret featuring YK Osiris.