Man arrested in murder of rapper with ties to 50 Cent

February 11, 2014 6:24:52 AM PST
Police have made an arrest in the shooting death of a rapper who had close ties to 50 Cent.

Forty-two-year-old Jamal Green, known as Mazaradi Fox, was shot and killed on January 3 in Springfield Gardens, Queens.

Authorities arrested 35-year-old Jamal Scott, also of Queens. He is charged with second-degree murder, four counts of attempted murder, four counts of felony assault, attempted felony assault and five counts of criminal possession of a weapon.

Three others were also wounded in the shooting, one critically. They were treated and released from area hospitals.

Green was a member of 50 Cents G-Unit.

50 Cent had tweeted that he was "saddened by the news of Mazaradi's tragic passing," and that his thoughts went out to Green's family and friends.