The suspect in the murder of American hip-hop legend Tupac Shakur was arrested 27 years later. According to CNN
on the 29th (local time), Las Vegas police arrested former gang leader Duane Keith ‘Kef D’ Davis (60) as a suspect in Tupac’s murder this morning. State prosecutors announced that a grand jury decided to indict ‘Kef D’ on charges of murder with a deadly weapon in connection with Tupac’s murder. It has been 27 years since Tupac was shot and killed by a gunman on September 7, 1996. The suspect stated that he fired four shots as the “on-site commander” who ordered Tupac’s murder. “The Tupac family has waited for justice for 27 years,” police said. “The investigation began on the night of September 7, 1996 and is not yet over.” Police said Tupac’s death was a result of retaliation between two gangs in Compton, Los Angeles County, California. On the day of the incident, when Tupac and his group went to see a boxing match held at a hotel in Las Vegas, Davis also went there with his nephew and other members of the group. However, his nephew was beaten by Tupac’s group inside the hotel, and upon learning of this, Davis obtained a gun, found Tupac’s car heading to the party after the boxing match, and shot him.
Tupac was called America’s living hip-hop legend in the 1990s. Although his professional music career lasted only 5 years, he left behind hit songs such as ‘California Love (Remix)’ and ‘ How Do U Want It ‘, selling안전놀이터 more than 75 million albums worldwide. did.
He has been nominated for a Grammy Award six times and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2017. Last month, he was inducted into the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
On September 7, 1996, he was shot dead by a gunman while driving to a downtown club after watching a boxing match held at a hotel in Las Vegas.
Immediately, rumors began to circulate that the mastermind behind Tupac’s murder was Notary B.I.G.
Tupac and B.I.G., who were the leading figures in the hip-hop scene in the western and eastern United States, respectively, engaged in a sharp war of nerves by releasing songs aimed at each other, which gave weight to the speculation that this conflict between the two may have led to a terrible murder case.
The police investigated dozens of people involved, but the investigation ended without results.
But the Tupac murder investigation picked up steam again in July when police said they had searched a home outside Las Vegas.
Attention is focused on whether the arrest of ‘Kef D’ will reveal the cause of B.I.G.’s death.
On March 9, 1997, six months after Tupac’s death, B.G. attended a party held at a museum in Los Angeles and on his way back, he was shot by a gunman in the middle of the road and died on the spot.
There were rumors that it was revenge for Tupac’s death as the method of murder was similar to that of Tupac, but the investigation into this case also made no progress.