Arrest made in Tupac Shakur murder case after 27 years

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By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor Twenty-seven years after the death of one of the most noted rappers in history of the genre, a man has been arrested for the murder of rapper Tupac Shakur. As the years have gone by some suspects have come into the news while others have passed away. On September 29, 2023, a man named Duane Keith Davis was arrested in Las Vegas and charged in connection with the murder of Shakur. The rapper and actor was killed on September 13, 1996 in Las Vegas, at the age of 25, after being shot four times. He died less than a week later at the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada. Since then, Shakur’s death has lingered on as a mystery that has never been brought to a conclusion. Davis is a member of the California-based gang known as The& South Side Compton Crips and was a childhood friend of& N.W.A. member Eazy-E. During the early ’90s, Davis built a friendly relationship with& Sean “Diddy” Combs. Rumors that someone would be charged in Shakur’s death have swirled for years with no arrests made. Tupac’s life was short but marked by artistic achievement in music and...