Rapper YFN Lucci surrenders to detectives investigating double homicide in Atlanta hours after releasing new song on his Twitter and YouTube page
- Rapper YFN Lucci was wanted on suspicion of the murder of a 28-year-old
- The victim was shot on December 10 and later died at Grady Hospital
- Police claim the shooting of a second man is related, but are still investigating
- The rapper released a video clip on Wednesday before turning himself in
Rapper YFN Lucci released a new music video last night before turning himself into the police force while being charged with murder for an alleged double shooting in Atlanta.
Homicide detectives in Atlanta, Georgia, yesterday appealed to the public for help in finding the 29-year-old, whose real name is Rayshawn Lamar Bennett.
On Wednesday he released the new song Rolled On which he shared on his Twitter and YouTube page.
Rapper YFN Lucci (pictured) was wanted by police on suspicion of the alleged murder of a 28-year-old in Atlanta on December 10
On Wednesday he released the new song Rolled On which he shared on his Twitter and YouTube page, but hours later he gave himself up
But hours later, he was taken into custody in Fulton County Jail on charges of felony murder, aggravated assault, participation in street gang activity and possession of a firearm.
His lawyer Thomas Reynolds said CNN: ‘The presumption of innocence is a constitutional right for every citizen. Other than this, we have no further comments at this time. ‘
YFN Lucci was wanted for his alleged role in the murder of one man and for shooting another on December 10.
In a statement, Atlanta police had said, “Bennett is being sought on multiple charges for his role in the shooting of 28-year-old James Adams.”
Officers discovered the fatally injured Adams in the middle of the street after being called up at around 5.20pm and he was taken to Grady Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
A second victim, aged 32, was shot in the abdomen, but survived the attack and arrived in a private vehicle at Atlanta’s Fire Station 14.
In a statement, Atlanta police said, ‘Bennett is wanted on multiple charges for his role in the shooting of 28-year-old James Adams’
Police claim the two shootings are linked, but the investigation is ongoing.
Police have offered a $ 5,000 reward for any information that could lead to the rapper’s arrest.
Two other suspects, aged 23 and 17, have been arrested by police for alleged involvement.
YFN Lucci is from Atlanta and is known for his 2017 hit ‘Everyday We Lit’ and ‘Wet. (She’s got that …) ‘.
Last month, YFN Lucci released new material entitled Wish Me Well 3.