Tupac Shakur Murder_ Police took gadgets from residence of witness to capturing, warrant reveals


Property information present {that a} home searched in reference to the investigation into Tupac Shakur’s killing belongs to the spouse of a self-proclaimed witness to the rapper’s capturing.

The search warrant, obtained by CNN, names Duane Keith Davis and reveals police had been searching for “gadgets that have a tendency to indicate proof of motive and/or the identification of the perpetrator reminiscent of pictures or undeveloped movie, insurance coverage insurance policies and letters, deal with and phone information, diaries, and different paperwork…”

The property information present that the goal of the search, a house on Maple Shade Avenue in Henderson, Nevada, belongs to Paula Clemons who’s married to Davis, also referred to as “Keffe D.”

Keffe D is a self-proclaimed witness to Shakur’s 1996 deadly capturing.

Police took a number of tablets, an iPhone, and 5 computer systems from the house after they executed the warrant on Monday. Additionally taken had been USB and exhausting drives, pictures, “purported marijuana,” together with a duplicate of “Vibe” journal about Tupac, and a duplicate of the e book “Compton Avenue Legends” by Keffe D with Yusuf Jah.

The affidavit requesting the warrant reveals police had been searching for, amongst different gadgets, “notes, writings, ledgers, and different handwritten or typed paperwork regarding tv reveals, documentaries, YouTube episodes, e book manuscripts, and flicks in regards to the homicide of Tupac Shakur.”

Objects seized from the Las Vegas residence additionally included a duplicate of the memoir Davis authored detailing avenue gang life and the homicide of Shakur.

Within the e book, Davis describes himself as one in all solely two dwelling witnesses to Shakur’s capturing, the opposite being Marion ‘Suge’ Knight, former CEO of Loss of life Row Information, who’s now serving time in jail for manslaughter in an unrelated case. Knight was driving the automotive by which Shakur was a passenger when the rapper was shot.

Davis is believed to be the uncle of Orlando Anderson, who has lengthy been suspected of being concerned in Tupac’s homicide, a cost he denied to CNN earlier than his demise in a gang-related capturing in 1998.

In a 1998 interview with BET, Davis mentioned he was within the entrance seat of the opposite automotive – the one which got here up alongside Shakur’s vehicle – when pictures rang out from the backseat.

“Going to maintain it for the code of the streets,” Davis mentioned when requested between the 4 males within the automotive, who was answerable for pulling the set off. “It simply got here from the backseat, bro.”

Three hours earlier than the capturing, MGM on line casino surveillance video reveals Shakur, Suge Knight and their entourage attacking Anderson, an L.A.-area gang member. Many imagine that Anderson and his buddies shot Shakur in retaliation. Anderson died in a gang-related capturing in 1998.

Retired police lieutenant Chris Carroll, the primary officer on the scene of the notorious capturing on the Las Vegas strip, tells CNN affiliate KSNV this week that he believes Anderson is the one that shot Shakur.

“I feel it’s fairly vital,” Carroll mentioned of the search warrant. “You recognize, I don’t suppose anyone noticed this coming. It, it’s been 27 years. I feel anyone had given up hope on any sort of prosecution and this, you already know, type of modifications the sport and open issues up.”

Carroll’s optimism is tempered. “I might be shocked in the event that they even discovered something in that residence that’s usable as proof, however you already know, possibly, possibly they did,” he mentioned. “It’s 27 years later, it’s going to be powerful to search out proof.”

Shakur was shot a number of occasions in Las Vegas in 1996 whereas leaving a boxing match on the MGM Grand resort on the Las Vegas Strip. On the time of his deadly capturing, he was in a automotive with Knight when a white Cadillac pulled up beside them and started capturing out of the again window.

CNN reported on the time that authorities believed the rapper was the meant goal of the capturing, however since 1996, the investigation has remained unsolved.

Author: ZeroToHero