News

Rapper Killed After Drive-By Shooting on Vegas Strip

By Staff Writer | February 22, 2013 10:00 AM EST

A Rapper was killed on the Las Vegas strip yesterday after being shot.

It was reported yesterday that there was a shootout in Las Vegas. Three were pronounced dead.

One name was released and the name was Kenneth Cherry Jr. He was a rapper, hailing from Oakland, aspiring to become a big star. His rap alias was Kenny Clutch.

Like Us on Facebook

He has shot music videos, pursuing a bigger career.

 "This is something you never really, really ever want to experience as a parent, to lose a child before you go," Clutch's father told ABC News.

Clutch died at the University Medical Center following the 4:30 am shooting.

There were witnesses on the scene. "I looked out my window and I could see one vehicle down here on the corner of the intersection totally engulfed in flames," John Lamb told ABC News.

It was reported as a shootout yesterday. The police have one idea of what may have happened.

Police believed the shooting began as an argument moments earlier at a nearby casino. No further detail of the incident has been released.

The only information given was that a Maserati crashed into a taxi cab during a shootout on the Vegas strip. The Maserati's impact caused the cab to engulf in flames. The driver of the taxi and a passenger died.

Three others were wounded. One was the passenger in the Maserati Clutch was driving. The Rang Rover drove off.

"Clearly, the suspects in this shooting have no regard for the lives and safety of others," Las Vegas Metropolitan Sheriff Doug Gillespie said at a news conference Thursday.

The hunt for these men and the Range Rover continues as the intersection of Las Vegas Blvd. and Flamingo Road, right along the famous strip, remains closed for further investigation.

"These individuals will be found, they will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law," Gillespie told ABC News.


Tagged :  rapper, world news

Featured

OP-ED 11.23.14 | 04:16PM EST

Zico & Pritz Scandals Demonstrate Korean Entertainment Agencies Have Little Understanding Of Foreign Cultures [OPINION]

Two recent incidents point to a lack of cultural understanding on the part of Korean entertainment companies, who seem quick to make excuses despite repeatedly offending international fans.

Editorial 11.20.14 | 07:16AM EST

5 Times G-Dragon And Taeyang Were Awesome Together

Taeyang and G-Dragon are ready to prove they can each be a ‘Good Boy’ even though fans loved when they wanted to be seen as the ‘Bad Boy.’

Hot Issues 11.19.14 | 10:39PM EST

American Dancer Brian Puspos Calls Out YG Entertainment For Using His Choreography But Not Hiring Him Directly

The U.S.-based choreographer playfully suggested that YG Entertainment was "cutting corners" for not hiring him to teach his routine to the members of iKON.

Oversea Event 11.19.14 | 08:20AM EST

2PM Make Fans 'Go Crazy' On First U.S. Tour Stop In New Jersey [EXCLUSIVE]

2PM gave an awesome performance for their first American tour show at Newark's Prudential Center.

KpopStarz Is Looking For Enthusiastic Entertainment Contributors Reach Millions On The Web.
Real Time Analytics