Savannah guy charged with the Chicago rapper 's death
Timothy Leeks Quando Rondo Brother was charged with murder in Chicago rapper King Von's deadly shooting Friday morning in Atlanta. According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Timothy Leeks, 22, was charged with felony murder after Atlanta Police Department obtained warrants on Saturday.
In 2016, Leeks graduated from Jenkins High School and also played school varsity football.
The Savannah Police Department charged Leeks in August with effort or conspiracy to commit the Georgia Controlled Drug Act, fraud by acquiring stolen goods and obstruction after an investigation led to gun seizure, more than 15 pounds of weed and approximately $16,000. One of five arrested in the case.
King Von was an emerging Chicago City rapper who released his first studio album "Welcome to O'Block" on Oct. 30. He was signed to the OTF or Just Family Entertainment label of other popular Chicago rapper Lil Durk.
A preliminary report showed that on Friday, Dayvon Bennett, alias King Von, and a group of men left the Opium Nightclub and went to Monaco Hookah Lounge on 255 Trinity Road, according to a Georgia Investigation Bureau press release.
Once there, two men joined the party in the parking lot, and they began to quarrel with each other. The dispute swiftly led to gunfire.
Atlanta police, off-duty and on-duty, replied. Two police shot two sites. The party altercation and officer encounter shot six men. Bennett and two men died of their injuries, and three were wounded and are being treated in a hospital.
"Mr., Mr. Leeks is in police custody at Grady Hospital, where he is being treated for a gunshot wound, "policeman Marla Jean Rooker told AJC.com. "This detention closes Bennett 's murder."
No police were injured in the incident.