Shonte Renee and DJ Nando

Shonté Renee, the girlfriend of slain DJ Nando, opened up about his death in an exclusive interview with The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Fernando William Barnes, 38, was fatally shot early Tuesday morning as he arrived home from work at Magic City strip club in downtown Atlanta.

Renee told the AJC she was upstairs in the couple’s Morrow, GA home when she heard “gunshots” outside. She explained that her boyfriend of 2 years always cautioned her to stay inside whenever she heard gunshots.

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Popular Atlanta DJ Shot Dead

Popular Atlanta DJ Fernando William Barnes, aka DJ Nando, was gunned down outside his Clayton County home early Tuesday morning, the AJC reports. He was found by his live-in girlfriend.

Friends say Shonte Renee arrived home around 4:00 a.m. and found Barnes, 38, bleeding heavily in the driveway of his home on Oak Mill Court Mt. near Zion Boulevard.

Barnes was extremely well-liked by Atlantans who patronized the adult entertainment nightclubs Onyx in Midtown and Magic City in downtown Atlanta where he worked. “His funeral will be cray,” said one friend.

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