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The Gun Used In Tupac’s Murder Was Allegedly Found In Compton Backyard In 1998

A bombshell allegation has surfaced this week about Tupac Shakur’s 1996 murder. The gun used to kill the beloved rapper in an unsolved drive-by shooting in Las Vegas was allegedly found in a man’s Compton, California backyard in 1998.

Producers of the new AE docu-series “Who Killed Tupac?” found a police document that allegedly states that an unidentified man discovered the .40-caliber Glock in his backyard. He called the police to report the weapon, but now, police allegedly have no idea where that gun is.

Law enforcement, however, may have an idea of who may have had it.

In 2006, a Sheriff’s deputy discovered that the address where it was found once belonged to a high-ranking Crips gang member’s girlfriend. The deputy who connected those dots was working on another major unsolved murder of another rap legend from the ’90s: the 1997 slaying of Biggie Smalls. Shakur was fighting with an alleged Crips member

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What Happened To Tupac Shakur? 5 People Who Knew Him Speak Out About The Murder

Snapped Notorious: Tupac Shakur airs Sunday, September 10 at 6/5c.

On September 7, 1996, Tupac Shakur was gunned down in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas. Six days later, the hip-hop legend died. 21 years later, the case remains unsolved and no charges have been filed. Snapped Notorious: Tupac Shakur follows the heinous crime that continues to haunt hip-hop until this day. Here’s what five people who knew the rap star say about that fateful night and his legacy.


Danny Boy


Danny Boy collaborated with Tupac when he was alive. Many fans will remember the eerie “I Ain’t Mad at Cha” that was released after his death. According to him, Suge Knight (who was with the rapper in the car when he got shot) was dazed the night of the incident. “Here comes Suge walking down the hallway…lost,” he remembers from the hospital. “Suge was hurt. I really think he

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Upcoming ‘Snapped’ Documentary Claims Police Prevented Tupac From Revealing His Killer

Over 20 years after his death, Tupac Shakur’s story lives on. A new documentary has opened a claim that the artist knew his killer.

READ Picture Me Rollin’: Demetrius Shipp, Jr. Channels Tupac Shakur’s Aura On Iconic VIBE Covers

Snapped: Notorious airing on the Oxygen network Sept. 10, features close friends, family members and those who knew Shakur the best. The 25-year-old was shot Sept. 7 1996 in Las Vegas and died six days later from his injuries. TMZ reports the two-hour documentary features details behind the rapper’s life, including his friendship with fellow late rapper Notorious B.I.G and his final words.

The site also shares Shakur nodded when asked if he knew who fired the .40-caliber gun used in the shooting, but that portion isn’t included in the trailer. No questions followed because police reportedly refused to use their resources to look any further into the shooting. As we all know,

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5 Questions We Still Have About The Death Of Tupac Shakur

Snapped Notorious: Tupac Shakur airs Sunday, September 10 at 6/5c.

Rap legend Tupac Shakur was murdered in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas in 1996 at the age of 25. Snapped: Notorious ‘Tupac and Biggie Special’ investigates the infamous crime with commentary and reactions from Tupac’s friends, business associates and industry insiders including rapper Yo-Yo, collaborator Danny Boy and journalist Toure. Despite being so high profile, no charges have been filed in the murder of Tupac Shakur. Here’s five questions we still have about his death.


Gang Related?

One of the most prevailing theories about Tupac’s death involves an altercation with the Crips. Hours before he was shot, the rapper was seen in a scuffle at the MGM Grand—caught on camera—with gang member Orlando Anderson. Although a gun matching Tupac’s murder weapon was found in Anderson’s home afterwards, he was never questioned by authorities.


East Coast

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