The supervisor for the rapper Ludacris faces a homicide cost in Atlanta in reference to a June taking pictures.
The Atlanta Police Division stated Chaka Zulu, whose authorized identify is Ahmed Obafemi, turned himself in to face fees Tuesday (Sept. 13). Atlanta news shops report that he was launched on bail the identical day. Police stated 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 choice to convey fees. Banks stated proof clearly exhibits Zulu — who was injured in the incident — defended himself whereas being attacked by no less than 4 different folks within the June incident.
Zulu was amongst three folks shot within the June 26 gunfire at a car parking zone within the Buckhead space. One individual died.
Banks’ assertion stated Zulu defended himself with a firearm he’s licensed to hold.
“It’s not misplaced on Mr. Zulu that somebody misplaced his life, however had Mr. Zulu not lawfully defended himself, Mr. Zulu would have been killed that night time,” the assertion stated.
Killed within the June taking pictures was 23-year-old Artez Benton, whose household described him as bold, hard-working and devoted to his household. “He did every thing proper,” his father, Artis Benton, told the Atlanta Journal-Structure after the taking pictures. ” I by no means thought that this could be the top for him.”