The Atlanta born veteran, rapper is frustrated about King Von's shooting death in Atlanta, asking rappers to "stop coming here to kill each other".
T.I. Comments On King Von's Murder In Hometown Atlanta, GA
The Chicago drill rapper (real name Dayvon Daquan Bennett) died on Friday (November 6) aged 26 after being shot outside of Atlanta’s Opium Nightclub.
Just days after King Von was fatally shot outside a club in Atlanta, Georgia, T.I. shared a message to those who bring their beefs to his hometown.
Tip Harris wrote on Instagram. "Atlanta is a beautiful progressive city filled with black excellence," wrote the rapper's management on his page. "We uplift each other & win together. Stop coming here to kill each other. That shit is played out."
The self-proclaimed King of the South added: "Handle YOUR beefs in YOUR city. Thx in advance."
A spokesperson for the Atlanta Police Department confirmed the news to Atlanta Journal-Constitution, who reported the shooting took place around 3am EST after an argument between two groups turned into a fight.
Three people were killed, including King Von, after a confrontation outside an Atlanta club that ended in gunfire early Friday morning, according to police.
On Saturday (Nov. 7), the Atlanta Police Department revealed they have arrested 22-year-old Timothy Leeks and charged him with felony murder in King Von’s death. “Mr. Leeks is in police custody at Grady Hospital where he is undergoing treatment for a gunshot wound,”
Marla Jean Rooker, a spokesperson for the Atlanta Police Department, told the publication that Leeks was being held at Grady Hospital, where he was being treated for a gunshot wound. “The homicide of Bennett is closed with this arrest,” Rooker added.