Man Who Starred in Elle Varner's 'Refill' Music Video Was Shot by Police and Is in Critical Condition

Man Who Starred in Elle Varner's 'Refill' Music Video Was Shot by Police and Is in Critical Condition

Jeantique Oriol was unarmed at the time.

Published April 10, 2017

A shooting in Atlanta has left a 34-year-old actor in critical condition. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Jeantique Oriol was shot by a police officer during an altercation in Fulton County, reported WSB-TV 2.

Police say they were called to the Riverside Parc Apartment complex on Thursday to help stop a fight. After police arrived, Oriol allegedly attacked a stranger then ignored the officer’s commands to stand down.

Oriol was then shot by one of the responding officers. According to witnesses on the scene, eight gunshots were heard. Oriol was unarmed at the time of the shooting. He was then taken to a hospital, where he remains in intensive care. 

  1. Singer Elle Varner tweeted about the shooting and asked for prayers for her friend
  2. Oriol starred in Varner's 2012 video for her song 'Refill'
  3. Friends and fans of Varner have sent their love and support

Written by Rachel Herron

(Photo: RCA Records)

COMMENTS

Latest in news