Ludacris’ Manager, Chaka Zulu, Arrested For Murder: Report
Written by B87FM on September 18, 2022
Ludacris‘ longtime supervisor Chaka Zulu has reportedly been arrested in connection to a fatal triple shooting in June that was initially regarded as dedicated in self-defense. Zulu is being charged with homicide, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm in the course of the fee of a felony, and easy battery.
The information was first reported by WSB-TV reporter Michael Seiden who confirmed on Twitter, “BREAKING: Ludacris’ longtime supervisor Chaka Zulu arrested on homicide cost. The music government, whose actual title is Ahmed Obafemi, can also be charged w/ aggravated assault , possession of firearm throughout fee of a felony and easy battery, in keeping with jail information. @wsbtv.”
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Seiden added that Zulu turned himself into authorities on September 13 and bonded out on the identical day.
The incident reportedly befell in a shopping mall car parking zone, leaving 23-year-old Artez Benton lifeless. Zulu and a 3rd individual have been each hospitalized with gun wounds. It is unclear what prompted the dispute.
Zulu’s lawyer has since offered a press release to Seiden claiming that the incident was self-defense.
“Mr. Zulu was shot within the again in the course of the capturing and almost misplaced his life, and remains to be recovering from the almost deadly accidents he sustained that night,” the assertion reads. “Mr. Zulu was at his place of job that night time and had each proper to defend himself. In an try to avoid wasting his life, Mr. Zulu lawfully discharged his weapon in self-defense, a weapon that he’s licensed to hold. Mr. Zulu absolutely cooperated with legislation enforcement officers and their investigation, and voluntarily turned himself in as soon as he realized of the arrest warrants. Mr. Zulu stays assured that his named will likely be cleared of all costs by means of the judicial course of. It isn’t misplaced on Mr. Zulu that somebody misplaced his life, however had Mr. Zulu not lawfully defended himself, Mr. Zulu would have been killed that night time.”