Atlanta Police Are Offering $10K To Find The Killer Of 'Chi-Raq' Actor
Spike Lee is speaking out.
Byrd is best known for his work in several Spike Lee films including, Chi-Raq, Bamboozled, and He Got Game.
APD has offered a $10,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to the arrest and indictment of a suspect(s) in Byrd's case.
May Brother Byrd Be Flying Through Those Heavenly Pearly Gates.
Police responded to reports of multiple gunshots on Saturday, where they found Byrd unresponsive.*
He was pronounced dead from multiple gunshot wounds to the back.*
Lee took to Instagram upon hearing the news about Byrd, sharing several posts with emotional captions paying tribute to his friend.
Police believe they are looking for a suspect, but have no information about the motive in the fatal shooting.
APD is asking anyone with information to contact the Atlanta Police Homicide Unit, Crime Stoppers at (404) 577-8477 or online at StopCrimeATL.com.
*Editor's note: This article has been updated.