Half of the Las Vegas Strip was closed off when a shootout resulted in a massive car fire claiming the lives of three people, including aspiring rapper known as Kenny Clutch. Police believe the rapper was the target of the shooting, which affected a number of innocent victims in the mix. The culprits have yet to be tracked down but investigations are currently underway by local authorities.
Kenny Clutch was driving north on the Strip in his Maserati, which had been featured in his latest music, video, when a black Range Rover Sport SUV pulled alongside him and began shooting towards him. The drive-by shooting led Clutch to lose control of his car and he ended up colliding with a taxi, which caught fire and killed the taxi driver and passenger immediately. Four others were injured in the massive pile up in the middle of the intersection, including a passenger of the Maserati. The injured victims and other witnesses are help police to understand the incident, whose first priority is to find the group of men that sped off in Range Rover after the shooting.
Friends and family of Clutch are shocked at the violent death of their love one, who had no criminal record and was dearly loved by those around him. The family of the deceased taxi driver has also expressed their sorrow. The driver and his passenger were truly innocent victims of the accident, who just happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. The sheriff in charge of the investigation has sworn to bring the men responsible for this to act to justice.
The shooting and subsequent accident took place just two blocks from the location where rapper Tupac Shakur was shot and killed in 1996. This incident is the fifth violent incident reported on the popular Las Vegas strip since December.
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