Duane “Keffe D” Davis, 60, was indicted in September of this year by a Clark County grand jury and arrested in Las Vegas in Shakur’s death.
He was charged with murder with a deadly weapon, for his alleged role in leading a group of men to kill the artist.
On the night of the crime, Shakur was in a BMW driven by Death Row Records founder Marion “Suge” Knight in a convoy of about 10 cars.
They were waiting at a red light when a white Cadillac pulled up next to them and gunfire broke out. Shakur was shot several times and died a week later at age 25.
In 2018, after a cancer diagnosis, Davis publicly admitted in an interview with a program being inside the Cadillac during the attack.
Authorities said he orchestrated a conspiracy to avenge the beating of his nephewOrlando Anderson, by Shakur and members of his entourage just hours before the shooting.
At a news conference following Davis’ arrest, police showed security camera footage showing several men kicking and punching a person they identified as Anderson.
According to the police, after this fight; Davis, Anderson and two other men entered the white Cadillac with a gun, looking for the car where Shakur was. Six shots were fired into the passenger side and the rapper was hit four times.
Authorities have not said who actually fired the gun at Shakur. The other three who were in the Cadillac with Davis have since died.
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