DJ Megatron shot to death in New York City
Urban radio and TV personality DJ Megatron has been shot to death in New York City.
His manager says the BET television segment host was killed while heading to a store near his Staten Island home around 2 a.m. Sunday. Police say the 32-year-old, born Corey McGriff, was found dead with a gunshot wound to his chest. No arrests have been made.
DJ Megatron worked for hip-hop and R&B stations in New York, Boston and Philadelphia before becoming a figure on BET's "106 & Park" music series. He has hosted the show's "What's Good" segment and has appeared in movies including 2005's "State Property 2," starring rappers Beanie Sigel and N.O.R.E., formerly Noreaga.
A representative for Viacom Inc.-owned BET didn't immediately respond to email and phone messages.