Duane Davis indicted for murder in fatal drive-by shooting of Tupac Official


Duane Keith Davis has been indicted on a murder charge in connection with the shooting of Tupac Shakur who was killed during a drive-by in Las Vegas in 1996 Davis was indicted on Thursday by a Clark County grand jury on one count of open murder with use of a deadly weapon with a gang enhancement according to Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson. The suspect is expected to appear in court in the coming days Davis was indicted on Thursday

The celebrated hip-hop artist was shot on Sept 7 1996 in Las Vegas and died in the hospital six days later from his injuries at the age of 25 For 27 years the family of Tupac Shakur has been waiting for justice,” Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Sheriff Kevin McMahill said during a press briefing on Friday, adding that detectives spent “countless hours” on the homicide investigation

The silence of the past 27 years surrounding this case has spoken loudly in our community. It’s important to me that the world, the country the justice system and our people acknowledge the gravity of the passing of this man my brother my mother s son my father s son she wrote She continued that her family is seeking justice for her brother His life and death matters, and should not go unsolved



Davis claims to be one of two living witnesses, along with former Death Row Records CEO Suge Knight, to the Vegas shooting that killed the rapper, according to a search warrant released by police A brawl that broke out between members and affiliates of two feuding Compton, California, gangs — Mob Piru and the South Side Compton Crips just hours before the deadly drive-by led to the “retaliatory shooting” that killed Tupac according to Lt Jason Johansson Tupac, Knight and members of the Mob Piru

While leaving the fight, a brawl captured on hotel security footage broke out near the elevator bank, with Anderson kicked and punched Duane Davis devised a plan to obtain a firearm and retaliate against Suge Knight and Tupac for what happened to Anderson Johansson said As Tupac was headed to an after-party in a black BMW driven by Knight, a white Cadillac pulled up alongside the car near the Strip and “immediately began shooting Johansson said. Davis,

The case remained cold for decades until “reinvigorated” in 2018 when new information came to light specifically Duane Davis own admissions to his involvement in this homicide investigation that he provided to numerous different media outlets Johansson said Police more recently conducted a nighttime search of Davis’ Las Vegas-area home in July in connection with the Tupac murder investigation Davis was taken into custody without incident early Friday morning while on a walk near his home where

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