Ludacris’ supervisor, Chaka Zulu, charged with homicide in June taking pictures

The supervisor for rapper Ludacris faces a homicide cost in Atlanta in reference to a June taking pictures.

The Atlanta Police Department mentioned Chaka Zulu, whose authorized title is Ahmed Obafemi, turned himself in to face costs Tuesday. Atlanta information retailers report that he was launched on bail the identical day. Police mentioned in addition they secured warrants charging him with aggravated assault, possession of a firearm through the fee of a criminal offense and easy battery.

Gabe Banks, a lawyer for the longtime music government, issued a press release expressing disappointment within the determination to convey costs. Banks mentioned proof clearly reveals Zulu — who was injured within the incident — defended himself whereas being attacked by at the very least 4 different individuals within the June incident.

Zulu was amongst three individuals shot within the June 26 gunfire at a car parking zone within the Buckhead space. One individual died.

Banks’ assertion mentioned Zulu defended himself with a firearm he’s licensed to hold.

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Chaka Zulu attends Black Music and Entertainment Walk Of Fame Nominees Announcement Cocktail Party on Feb, 18, 2021, in Atlanta, Georgia. 

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“It shouldn’t be misplaced on Mr. Zulu that somebody misplaced his life, however had Mr. Zulu not lawfully defended himself, Mr. Zulu would have been killed that evening,” the assertion mentioned. 

Killed within the June taking pictures was 23-year-old Artez Benton, whose household described him as formidable, hard-working and devoted to his household.

“He did every little thing proper,” his father, Artis Benton, instructed the Atlanta Journal-Constitution after the taking pictures. “I by no means thought that this might be the tip for him.”

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