Man Arrested and Charged in Murder of King Von

Written by on November 8, 2020

A person has been arrested in reference to the deadly capturing of King Von.

On Saturday afternoon, Atlanta police introduced that 22-year-old Timothy Leeks was in custody. Leeks, who was hospitalized on account of a gunshot wound, is now going through a cost of felony homicide within the demise of the Chicago rapper, whose actual title was Dayvon Bennett.

“Mr. Leeks is in police custody at Grady Hospital the place he’s present process therapy for a gunshot wound,” Atlanta police spokeswoman Marla Jean Rooker instructed the Atlanta Journal-Structure. “The murder of Bennett is closed with this arrest.”

King Von was amongst six folks shot after an argument outdoors an Atlanta nightclub erupted in gunfire. The 26-year-old rapper was one among two folks killed, whereas a 3rd stays in important situation. It’s nonetheless unclear who shot them.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is treating the incident as an officer-involved capturing after two off-duty law enforcement officials who labored on the membership tried to intervene. Not one of the officers had been injured. Authorities stated Von was fatally wounded within the membership’s parking zone previous to the officers’ involvement.

Celebrities took to social media to mourn King Von’s demise together with Probability the Rapper, YG, and Meek Mill. Lil Durk, who signed Von to his OTF label, shared a heartfelt tribute to his buddy and collaborator.

“MY TWIN GONE. I LOVE YOU BABY BRO – D ROY !!!!!” stated Durk, whereas LeBron James added, “The child had a rattling good future forward of him. My prayers and blessings to his household.”

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