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An aspiring rapper was shot and killed while live streaming on Instagram last week. Police confirm 21-year-old Zerail Dijon Rivera was found deceased in a car in Hawthorne, California on Thursday, July 8.

Indian Red Boy, of Inglewood, was apparently shot 12 times while live-streaming with a fellow gang member, Kapone.

The graphic video shows Rivera was hit under his left eye and in his neck and upper torso. He pleaded with Kapone for help and said he was in Hawthorne, before he began spitting up blood.

Rivera's death sparked speculation that the Bloods gang member was killed for vandalizing late rapper Nipsey Hussle's mural in the Crenshaw neighborhood of Los Angeles.

His friend, Kapone, who is seen in the livestream, recently dropped a video in which he bragged about defacing Nipsey's mural.

OG rapper Willie D called out Rivera's senseless murder and the ongoing gang violence and retaliation that may result. Watch both videos below.

CAUTION: Video contains scenes of graphic violence. Viewer discretion is advised.
 

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Las Vegas police say a woman whose 5-year-old daughter died inside a hot house may have some sort of "mental illness."

Kemaya Taylor, 23, was arrested and charged with murder and abuse charges after her daughter was found dead on June 28, KTNV reports.

Police found the child's body while conducting a welfare check at the home.

They kicked open a locked bedroom door and found two girls. The unresponsive 5-year-old girl was lying on a blanket-covered bed, and a 2-year-old girl was standing next to the bed.

The scorching West Coast heatwave has caused dozens of deaths and sent hundreds of people to the emergency room.

Taylor told police the child's death was "a necessary sacrifice." Neighbors say they previously overheard her say "I killed it," and also that she claimed she was "the son of Jacob."

Neighbors said Taylor behaved strangely before the child was found wrapped in a locked bedroom during a 106-degree heatwave.

One of her neighbors told Las Vegas police that Taylor was sitting on a driveway with her children wrapped in blankets a few days before the death was discovered.

She was observed throwing rocks at cars and breaking out car windows with a blender.

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Cobb County police arrested the suspect accused of killing three people, including the golf pro at a country club in Kennesaw, Ga.

Bryan Rhoden, 23, allegedly shot and killed golf pro Gene Siller at the Pinetree Country Club in Kennesaw, Ga. on July 3.

Siller, the director of the country club, was killed after he approached a white pickup truck that became stuck on a sandbar on the 10th hole.

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Cobb County police discovered two more bodies of male victims in the bed of the pickup truck.

Paul Pierson, 76, of Topeka, Kansas, was the registered owner of the truck. 46-year-old Henry Valdez, of Anaheim, California, was the third victim.

Within hours of Siller's murder, Rhoden was arrested by police in Chamblee, Ga. on charges of driving under the influence and presenting a false identification.

He was released from the DeKalb County Jail on July 6, before police matched his prints to evidence found inside the truck.

Bryan Rhoden was arrested again on Thursday, July 8 and booked into the Cobb County Jail without bail.

Cobb County held a press conference on Friday night. They did not explain the connection between Rhoden, Pierson and Veldez or the location of their murders.

An aspiring rapper, Rhoden is seen flashing diamond jewelry, cars and cash on photos on Instagram. He also shared clips of his rap music on social media.
 

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Cobb County police have made an arrest in the shooting death of a golf pro at a Kennesaw, Ga. country club on Saturday.

Gene Siller, 46, was shot and killed by the driver of a white pickup truck that became stuck on a sandbar at Pinetree Country Club on July 3.

His family celebrated his 47th birthday on Wednesday, after his death.

The suspect, Bryan Rhoden was taken into custody around 5 p.m. on July 8 in Chamblee, Ga., a city about 25 miles southeast of Kennesaw.

While investigating the crime scene, Cobb County police discovered two more bodies in the bed of the Dodge Ram 3500 truck.

One of the victims, Paul Pierson, 76, of Topeka, Kansas, was the registered owner of the truck.

Police say 46-year-old Henry Valdez, of Anaheim, California, was the third victim. Neither Valdez nor Pierson were connected to the country club.

Authorities say Siller was not the intended target. He was simply in the wrong place and observed "a crime in progress" when he was killed.

Siller leaves behind his wife and two sons, ages 6 and 7.

Siller's death made global news. A GoFundMe page raised over $650,000 in donations from around the country.

Pinetree reopened for business on Wednesday and the clubhouse was filled to capacity, according to WSB-TV.

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The United Nations is calling for calm after the president of Haiti was gunned down by two assassins who claimed to be DEA agents.

Haitian President Jovenel Moise was shot to death and his wife was wounded in their home early Wednesday, according to published reports.

The gunmen reportedly identified themselves as agents with the Drug Enforcement Agency.

The gunmen spoke Spanish, not the island's native French or Creole languages, witnesses say.

The assassination was confirmed by Claude Joseph, the interim prime minister, on Wednesday.

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The First Lady Martine Moise was also shot, but her condition is unknown, according to the Associated Press.

U.S. Congress and lawmakers called for a full investigation and said the perpetrators must be held accountable.

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Moise's death will likely cause more unrest in Haiti. Opposition protesters burned tires during a demonstration, calling for Moise's departure in Port-au-Prince, Haiti on November 18, 2020.

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Joseph said the police and military are in control of the security situation in Haiti.

Joe Biden acknowledged the presidential assassination as he boarded Air Force One on Wednesday morning. "We need a lot more information, but it's very worrisome about the state of Haiti," the U.S. president said.

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The suspect who shot a golf pro and two others in Kennesaw, Ga. over the weekend is still at large.

Gene Siller observed a white Dodge Ram 3500 pickup truck stuck in a sand trap on the 10th hole at Pinetree Country Club golf course on Saturday.

Siller, who was the director of the country club since 2019, went over to investigate and perhaps offer assistance to the driver.

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Club member Tom Dowling told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution he watched Siller go over to the truck. "It could've been any of us who went up there," said Dowling, who estimated there were 50 to 60 members in the clubhouse at the time.

Dowling told the AJC he figured the driver had suffered a medical emergency.

Dowling said he didn't hear the gunshots that took Siller's life, but other members heard multiple shots. Cobb County police officers found Siller's body near the 10th hole.

The golf pro died from a gunshot wound to the head. The suspect had abandoned the truck and fled on foot before officers arrived.

"It does not appear Siller was in any way targeted, but rather was killed because he witnessed an active crime taking place," Cobb police said in a statement on Tuesday.

When the news first broke on Saturday, July 3, police had not yet discovered the bodies of two more victims under the retractable cover in the bed of the pickup truck.

One of the victims, Paul Pierson, was the registered owner of the truck. The other victim, a Hispanic male, has not been identified.

Authorities believe the two males were victims of a carjacking at a different location.

Neither of the two victims were connected to the country club, authorities say.

Siller leaves behind his wife and two young sons. A GoFundMe page has raised nearly $600,000 in donations from around the country.

Police say the suspect, described as a Hispanic male, 6-foot-1 with long hair, is not a danger to the public.

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Video of a brazen daytime shoplifting incident at a San Francisco Neiman Marcus has gone viral on social media.

Cellphone video shows a group of youths dashing out of the Neiman Marcus store after smashing display cases at the Union Square location on Monday.

Cell phone footage shows the youths fleeing the store while carrying handbags with security alarm tags still attached.

A few of the youths jumped into waiting luxury vehicles and made their getaway.

Dion Lim of KGO-TV tweeted the video and confirmed that a police officer was standing outside the store filming the incident on his cellphone. The officer's handcuffs are clearly visible on his gun belt.

Lim wrote:

"A man I spoke w/tonite says his wife works in area, saw it happen & sent me this video which is circulating online... He saw two suspects run in and immediately shut and locked the doors of the store he works at. He told me he then saw 8 more run in.

He says this happened to his store in the past it’s 'traumatizing' to him & his colleagues. Handbags at Palo Alto NM were also stolen in a similar fashion in May."

A customer inside the store at the time told Lim a sales associate herded customers into the back during the smash-and-grab crime spree.

Shoplifting is rampant in liberal San Francisco where Democratic city officials voted not to prosecute cases involving less than $950 worth of stolen merchandise.

Jean Lugo-Romero, a homeless man seen robbing a San Francisco Walgreens then fleeing on his bicycle, was arrested on June 19. He faces a total of 15 charges in connection with seven shoplifting incidents at Walgreens stores.

In an effort to combat the widespread thefts, the retail giant plans to close the remaining six stores early.

Walgreens has already shuttered 17 stores in the Bay Area.

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Todrick Hall says his Los Angeles home was burglarized and that at least $50,000 worth of jewelry and designer handbags were stolen.

Hall fears the burglary was an inside job committed by someone he allowed into his inner circle.

The famed choreographer was in London when someone broke into his home and stole his belongings worth $48,500. He admits he worries that it was a member of his "close circle" who knew he was out of the country.

He wrote on social media:

"This happened less than an hour after my cat sitter left my home, and I'm just happy that my cats have all been found and are safe.

"I'm taking a break from social media for a few days to wrap my head around this and get my mind together. Be careful who you let in your close circle. They really will put your life and their life on the line just to steal a Louis/Gucci bag. Sad."

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The 36-year-old actor added:

"Just landed back in America to hundreds of messages and calls from my family and friends. I am ok and unharmed. I’m devastated that someone would do this to me, and even more disturbed to see people celebrating and laughing about it online."

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Sources believe Hall, who is openly ghey, was victimized by "trade" he picked up and took home for intimate encounters.

"Trade" is slang for a young men in their 20s or early 30s who trades or exchanges sex for money or goods.

"Trade" are not necessarily homosexual or even bisexual. Sometimes they perform sex acts with men as a means of survival.

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Police discovered two more bodies in the bed of a pickup truck while investigating the shooting death of a professional golfer at a country club near Atlanta.

Pro golfer Gene Siller was shot and killed when he tried to stop a man from driving a pickup truck onto the golf course at the Pinetree Country Club in Kennesaw, Ga. on Saturday.

Siller died at the scene from a gunshot wound to the head. His body was found near the 10th hole.

Police also found a white Dodge Ram 3500 stuck on a sandbar on the golf course, Channel 2 Action News reported. The assailant fled the scene on foot. He is described as a Hispanic male, 6-foot-1, with long hair and wearing work pants.

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When news outlets first reported the crime on Saturday, July 3, police had not yet discovered the bodies of two more shooting victims concealed under the retractable cover in the bed of the pickup truck.

One of the victim's was identified as Paul Pierson, the registered owner of the truck. The third victim, a Hispanic male, has not been identified. Both men had also been shot to death.

It is unclear if the two victims in the truck or the killer are connected to the country club.

The private course sits along McCollum Parkway near Kennesaw State University’s main campus.

Siller leaves behind a wife and two young boys. A GoFundMe page raised over $190,000 in donations for the family.
 

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A man seeking revenge for a shooting that occurred hours earlier kicked in the door of the wrong apartment and fatally shot a 74-year-old man.

Mobile, Alabama police say James Jones' death was a case of mistaken identity. Officers want to talk to DeAngelo Demetrius Merrill, 28, the suspect in the shooting.

The shooting is linked to an earlier shooting that occurred at about 10:40 p.m. in the 500 block of Williams Street.

Interim Police Chief Roy Hodge said James Walters, 47, was having a verbal argument with his twin daughters, allegedly over their inappropriate twerking on TikTok.

As the argument escalated, another man intervened and shot Walters multiple times, killing him.

"The preliminary investigation indicates Mr. Walters produced a firearm," Chief Hodges said. "The other individual produced his firearm and shot Mr. Walters in what appears to be self-defense, based on the information that we have so far.”

Police say a 23-year-old woman at the scene was hit by a stray bullet and is in critical condition.

Hodges said the woman's boyfriend is Merrill, who wasn't at the house at the time of the shooting.

When Merrill found out about the shooting, he grabbed a gun and headed to Pathways Apartments on Florida Street where he kicked in the wrong door and shot Jones multiple times.

Merrill was out on bond on drug charges at the time of the shooting. Police say he is armed and extremely dangerous.

The twerking twins were not injured. The sisters, who post under the username @fam0us.twinsss, said they received "deaf" threats online.