DJ Nando (William Fernando Barnes), was shot and killed overnight at a home in Clayton County, specifically Morrow. Barnes was a well-known DJ who frequently worked in popular adult entertainment clubs like Club Onyx and Magic City. Police say this incident happened around 4:30 a.m. He was reportedly shot in the head and died shortly after the shooting.
Hurricane Dave, Hot 107.9’s program director/operations manager, said DJ Nando was “well respected” among artists and DJ’s and that he “broke a lot of records” for a number of artists in the Atlanta area.
Clayton County Police have not released any information on the incident. However, they say they’re searching for suspects, at this time. Popular Hot 107.9 DJ’s posted tributes on Instagram: