Chicago rapper King Von was reportedly killed during a shootout in Atlanta. He was 26.
King Von, real name Dayvon Daquan Bennett, was shot early Friday morning outside the Monaco Hookah Lounge on Trinity Avenue around 3 a.m., AJC.com reports.
11Alive's Jerry Carnes said an argument inside the club lead to gunfire between two groups.
Two men were killed at the scene and Bennett and one other man were wounded in the shootout and transported to a hospital. Bennett was later pronounced dead.
Two off-duty Atlanta Police officers who were moonlighting as club security were involved in the shooting. No police were injured.
In May 2014, Bennett, who was affiliated with a Chicago street gang, was charged with murder for fatally shooting a man and wounding two others during a birthday party in the Englewood neighborhood.
Bennett served prison time and was released on good behavior.
Bennett is also linked to the murders of Chicago gang bangers Gakirah Barnes in 2014 and Joseph "JoJo" Coleman in 2012.
2 people are in custody facing charges in the shooting death of a Miami pastor. Miami-Dade police arrested Latravia Charm Bell, 20, and Nathaniel Bernard Roberson, 31, in the fatal shooting of Gregory Byrd last month at The Village Flea Market & Mall.
Both suspects confessed to their roles in the murder. They will be charged with first-degree murder, Local 10 News reported.
Another suspect listed on the arrest form, Mikal Norman, is still at large, the news outlet reported.
Byrd, 54, was caught in the crossfire of a shootout in a crowded parking lot as he walked to his vehicle on Sept. 10. He was pronounced dead at Jackson Memorial Hospital Ryder Trauma Center.
The shootout occurred while two Local 10 News reporters were at the scene working on another story.
Byrd's widow called him a "good family man."
"He was my friend — my best friend, my fishing partner," Dorothy Boyd said in an interview last month. "He was a great man."
Police say the community assisted in the apprehension of the suspects.
North Carolina police responded to calls of a shootout between two groups of people outside a daycare center in Charlotte on Friday, Sept. 18.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police were called to the scene of the shootout around 2:45 p.m. at a daycare on West Arrowood Rd.
Police say 20-year-old Isaiah Kersey and two others went to the daycare to pick up his toddler son, but he was denied by the daycare staff because he wasn't on the child's approved list for pick up.
The staff called the child's mother, who soon arrived with three other men - all packing firearms. An argument ensued in the parking lot between the two groups, which escalated into a wild shootout.
Police said two people in each group opened fire outside the daycare -- which had several children inside. None of the children were hurt. One staff member fell and injured her arm while running from the gunfire.
Kersey was the only person arrested and one firearm was recovered. He was booked into the Mecklenburg County Jail on charges of simple affray, obstruction and resisting an officer.
In 2019, Kersey was arrested and charged with possession of a stolen firearm after he was injured in a shooting in Fort Mill, South Carolina.
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Police say 20 shots were fired in the span of 6 seconds.
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