Rapper was alleged driver
The Canadian Press – Jan 15, 2021 / 7:30 am | Story: 321995
Atlanta rapper YFN Lucci is accused of being the driving force in a gang-related drive-by capturing that left one man lifeless and one other wounded, authorities stated.
The 29-year-old rapper turned himself in Wednesday, a day after Atlanta police introduced homicide expenses in opposition to Lucci, whose actual identify is Rayshawn Bennett.
Police stated Bennett and different “gang members” drove by rival gang territory on Dec. 10 and two folks contained in the automobile opened hearth, The Atlanta Journal-Structure reported citing an arrest warrant.
The rivals returned hearth, hitting James Adams, 28, within the head, police stated. Adams was “manually ejected” from the automobile and police later discovered his physique mendacity within the street. He was pronounced lifeless on the scene.
Later that day, Kevin Wright, 32, arrived at a fireplace station with a gunshot wound to his stomach. He survived.
Police stated Ra’von Boyd, 23, was additionally within the car through the capturing. Boyd and a 17-year-old juvenile have been charged within the incident and have been each arrested in Miami.
A warrant was put out for Bennett’s arrest Tuesday, charging him with homicide, aggravated assault, collaborating in prison avenue gang exercise and possession of a firearm through the fee of a felony.
Earlier than he surrendered to authorities Wednesday evening, he launched his newest music video on his Twitter and Instagram pages.
Bennett’s lawyer Drew Findling stated a “overview of the preliminary proof” offered “no foundation for any prison expenses.”
Lucci is finest identified for his 2016 track “Key to the Streets” that includes the Atlanta-area-based rap group Migos.