Chicago-bred rapper King Von has reportedly passed away after succumbing to gunshot wounds.
Per the AJC, an officer-involved shooting took place outside of Atlanta’s Monaco Hookah Lounge between two groups. According to multiple reports, the two groups in question were Von and southern rapper Quando Rondo’s camps. t the time of the shooting, two people were killed at the scene while one other individual was transported in critical condition to Grady Memorial. It is not yet confirmed whether Von, born Dayvon Bennett, died at the scene of the shooting or later on in the hospital.
“There was an incident where two groups of individuals got into a physical altercation. That physical altercation escalated into an exchange of gunfire with those groups,” an APD officer confirmed. “Two police officers who were working at the particular club noticed the gunfire and engaged some of the people involved. There was an exchange of gunfire with police as well. At this particular time, we have about five individuals who have been shot, two of them are deceased, one is in critical condition, and two are stable.”