ATLANTA, GA. (THECOUNT) — Rapper Lil Durk is wanted by police in connection to a February 5 shooting that left an Atlanta man fighting for his life. That man survived.
Atlanta police say, a person was found suffering from gunshot wounds around 5:45 AM Feb. 5 at a restaurant called The Varsity, according to TMZ. Police recovered 13 shell casings from a rifle and pistol at the scene and found a firearm.
According to officials, the shooting victim was rushed to a hospital were he underwent successful emergency surgery.
Investigators say they later interviewed a pair of witnesses to the shooting who said the victim appeared to be in a verbal dispute with an unknown black male before the shooting.
Police say they’ve reviewed surveillance footage, and are still investigating.
Law enforcement sources told TMZ cops want to bring Lil Durk in to book him on 5 FELONY charges, including criminal intent to commit murder, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during commission of a felony, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and another charge of associating with a criminal street gang to participate in a crime.
“Durk Banks” took to his Instagram Wednesday night to say he’s turning himself into police on Thursday. According to TMZ, he has not yet remanded himself into custody.
SAN DIEGO, CA. (THECOUNT) — Christopher Conti, from Woodstock, Georgia, has been identified as the victim involved in a fatal Lime scooter crash while visiting San Diego California on Wednesday night.
Conti, 53, died following sustaining injuries in a scooter collision while on vacation in San Diego, police confirmed Monday.
The fatal crash occurred around 10 p.m. Wednesday B St & Tenth Ave in downtown San Diego after Conti was traveling on a rented Lime electric scooter and lost control.
Conti suffered massive blunt force trauma head injuries and was transported to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
Conti was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, police said.
This is the first known Lime scooter fatality in San Diego, reports Fox5SanDiego.
Friends and family members took to Facebook to remember the beloved man:
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ATLANTA, GA. (THECOUNT) — An urgent alert has gone out for a missing 75-year-old Atlanta woman and her 2-year-old grandson.
Annie Peoples, and her her grandson, Anthony Huff III, were last seen at her home departing in a vehicle in the 1900 block of Shirley Street Southwest, in Atlanta, GA around 6:50 p.m. Friday, say Atlanta Police.
Police describe the vehicle as being a 2000 White Lincoln Town Car with a Georgia license plate AGX 2253.
Peoples was wearing khaki pants and a black denim jacket while Huff was wearing a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles T-Shirt.
Police said Peoples is in the early stages of battling dementia.
Huff is less than a week away from his third birthday, according to police. Continue reading
Vice presidential candidate Mike Pence‘s campaign plane slid off the runway attempting to land at LaGuardia Airport Thursday evening, NBC News reports.
The governor was checked to make sure he was OK, according to an NBC campaign embed. Emergency crews were on site but no injuries were immediately reported.
Meet Angela Simmons‘ baby daddy, Sutton Tennyson, the man with a criminal record and from all accounts, a side chick too.
Simmons, who is the daughter of music mogul, Russell Simmons, gave birth to her first child and the father is Tennyson. Since the birth, pictures of Sutton interacting with his son have been nonexistent.
Tennyson isn’t trustworthy according to his criminal background. He has been arrested multiple times, making the rumors that he has a side chick, more believable. A woman recently exposed Sutton as a cheater. She provided receipts, including photos and videos. Continue reading
Rapper, Shawty Lo, best known for the hit song “Dey Know,” passed away early Wednesday fiery morning car crash. He was 40.
Lo was traveling in a 2016 Audi in Atlanta his vehicle veered off the road and struck a few trees. The popular Atlanta was ejected from the car and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Hours before his death he was posting videos on social media.
Lo is survived by 11 kids and 10 baby mamas. Continue reading
A judge just ruled that, Nick Gordon, step-brother and boyfriend of the late Bobbi Kristina Brown, is responsible for her death. The ruling came after Gordon failed to show up in court for a mandatory appearance Friday.
The hearing, which had been scheduled for 9:30am at Atlanta’s Fulton County Superior Court, was to hear motions on the wrongful death suit filed by the estate of Bobbi Kristina against Gordon. Judge T. Jackson Bedford, who was presiding over the case, said of the Gordon ruling: ‘I do not like people thumbing their nose at the court.’
Gordon, who had elected to represent himself in the trial, was not in attendance however, leading the judge to declare that all allegations made by Bobbi Kristina’s estate in the case would be admitted through omission. Continue reading
Meet Halle Calhoun, 19, musician R Kelly‘s new girlfriend. The teen met Kelly, 49, backstage at a concert while she was with her mom.
Kelly has been spotted taking his new girl to lots of exciting places, like 21 and older clubs..
Kelly took her to the GOLD ROOM in Atlanta this weekend, not sure how she got in because it is 21 and older, but I digress. h/t blacksportsonline
Bankroll Fresh, aka Trentavious White, rapper and associate of 2 Chainz, was shot dead Friday night inside an Atlanta recording studio. He was 28.
The Fulton County medical examiner confirmed that the “Hot Boy” rapper was shot inside Street Execs Studios. He was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
According to WSB-TV 2 in Atlanta, more than 50 shell casings were recovered from inside and outside Street Execs Studios, the home base for rappers like 2 Chainz, Travis Porter and others. Continue reading