Rapper Hurricane Chris Charged With Murder
Rapper Hurricane Chris was arrested on Friday after a shooting that killed a man in Shreveport, Louisiana, and charged with second-degree murder, according to local news agency KSLA News 12.
The 31-year-old singer from "A Bay Bay", whose real name is Christopher Jerrod Dooley Jr., shot a man in front of a gas station shortly after 1 a.m., investigators told KLSA, who was the first to spread the word on Friday .
The victim was taken to the hospital, where he later died.
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The report also states that Dooley claimed the shootout was for self-defense and that the victim tried to steal his car, but the footage made the investigators believe otherwise. The car was also found to have been stolen from Texas, although Dooley claimed it was his car, resulting in a stolen property charge.
Shreveport police did not immediately respond to TheWrap's request for comment on Friday.
The rapper's latest album, "King Cane", was released in 2017. His most famous song, "A Bay Bay", was released on the album "51/50 Ratchet" in 2007. He is also known for his song "Halle Berry (She Fine)". His most recent release is the single "How I Feel" from 2019.
NBC6 news reporter Jade Jackson shared a photo of Dooley's arrest log on Twitter on Friday.
You're talking about Hurricane Chris, who was shot dead in Shreveport this morning. pic.twitter.com/j2O5rydZnz
- Jade Jackson (@IAMJADEJACKSON) June 19, 2020
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