February 1, 2021 | 10: 03pm
Rapper Silento attends the 2016 BET Awards on June 26, 2016.
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Rapper Silento was arrested Monday for allegedly fatally shooting his older cousin outside of Atlanta closing month, authorities stated.
The 23-three hundred and sixty five days-gentle “Leer Me (Whip/Nae Nae)” singer, whose right title is Richard Lamar Hawk, was charged with abolish within the Jan. 21 shooting loss of life of Frederick Rooks, 34, in line with the DeKalb County Police Division.
Rooks was chanced on with a entire lot of gunshot wounds in a residential neighborhood in Panthersville, The Atlanta Journal-Structure reported, citing police.
Surveillance photos got by investigators showed a entire lot of autos fleeing the scene and never no longer up to one gunshot, in line with an incident myth got by the newspaper.
A motive for the fatal shooting stays unclear.
Hawk has had a entire lot of contemporary crawl-ins with the laws leading up to his Monday arrest, including two busts in a single week closing August in California, the myth stated.
In one among the cases, Hawk allegedly broke into a random Los Angeles dwelling wielding a hatchet looking out for his lady friend.
The rapper’s hit 2015 tune “Leer Me (Whip/Nae Nae)” has bought nearly 1.8 billion views on YouTube.