Criminal Law

Man Charged With Murder in the 1996 Drive-By Shooting Death of Rapper Tupac Shakur

One of the last living witnesses to the fatal drive-by shooting of rapper Tupac Shakur in Las Vegas has been charged with his long-unsolved 1996 murder. Law enforcement officials announced Friday that 60-year-old Duane “Keffe D” Davis is charged with one count of murder with use of a deadly weapon with a gang enhancement.

The long-awaited break comes in a case that has frustrated investigators and fascinated the public ever since the hip-hop icon was gunned down on the Las Vegas Strip 27 years ago.

A Nevada grand jury indicted Davis in the killing, prosecutors revealed in court Friday morning. CBS Las Vegas affiliate KLAS confirmed news of the indictment, which was first reported by The Associated Press.

Read the source article at CBS News

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