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Man Arrested In Connection To The Killing Of Tupac Shakur

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By Favour Adegoke on September 29, 2023 at 1:21 PM EDT
Updated on September 29, 2023 at 8:08 PM EDT

Las Vegas police have reportedly arrested a man in connection to the killing of famous rapper Tupac Shakur, who died after a drive-by shooting in 1996.

The man, identified as Duane "Keffe D" Davis, was taken into custody on Friday, and the exact criminal charges are expected to be released later today.

This news comes just two months after a house was raided by the police in Las Vegas, also in connection to the investigation into Tupac's murder.

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According to reports, police in Las Vegas arrested a man, identified as Duane "Keffe D" Davis, as part of a drawn-out investigation into the murder of Hip-Hop legend Tupac Shakur.

Davis, whose identity has been known to detectives, was taken into custody on Friday morning. Investigators are aware the individual has discussed the incident in interviews and in his memoir, “Compton Street Legend,” that he was present in the vehicle, a Cadillac, where the gunshots were fired from that struck the rapper. 

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A Las Vegas House Was Raided In Relation To Tupac's Murder

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The shocking news of Davis' arrest comes two months after detectives got a search warrant to look through a home in Henderson near Interstate 11 and Wagon Wheel Drive, in connection to the death of Tupac.

The rapper was shot and killed when he was just 25 years old. His murder took place just one block away from the Las Vegas strip.

Over two decades later, the circumstances surrounding his death have remained a mystery, and the case is still unsolved and continues to spark countless theories to this day.

With the arrest of Davis and searches being done in relation to the killing of Tupac, police may be getting closer to solving the murder of the hip-hop icon.

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Tupac shared his desire to transition from music to acting before he was killed. The rapper’s unearthed interviews resurfaced, where he shared his burning desire to explore the world of acting.

“We got a lot of good things happening,” Tupac said as he discussed the upcoming release of his movie “Gridlock” at the time. “I just want to push the envelope and work, work, work. I want to move further away from the music and start wading myself into the acting more.”

Although Tupac’s death remains a mystery, former LAPD detective Russell Poole alleged Death Row Records CEO Suge Knight perpetrated the shooting after he learned of Tupac’s desire to leave the label.

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