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Man Arrested In Shooting Death Of Tattoo Artist Trigz

Trigz (Photo via Instagram)
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Police have arrested a man accused of fatally shooting tattoo artist Trigz outside a tattoo parlor in North Hollywood earlier this month.

Robert Falcon, 31, was arrested on Tuesday and booked on a murder charge in connection with the death of Michael Pebley, 40, better known as Trigz, according City News Service. Trigz was shot on October 9 around 5:50 p.m. outside of 5150 Tattoo & Body Piercing near Laurel Canyon and Victory boulevards. The two apparently had an argument inside before they took it outside where the shooting happened.

Falcon pleaded not guilty on Thursday to a murder charge, and he's due back in court November 10. He's jailed, and his bail is set at $2 million.

Trigz owned Sin City Tattoo in Pacoima, and was a member of the exclusive group of artists called The Seventh Letter. He worked with many celebrities in the music industry. One of his most famous (or infamous, as the case may be) clients was Chris Brown. He was also a father and was engaged to be married.