Duane Keth Davis Keefe D, the suspect responsible for late Tupac Shakur’s death, has been arrested by Las Vegas police authorities, But who exactly is Keefe D, explored in this article.
Who is Duane Keith Davis Keefe D?
He is an American member of the California-based gang known as ‘The South Side Compton Crips’. He was born on June 16 1968 in California, USA.
Duane Keith “Keefe D” Davis is known as Keefe D, has been arrested by Las Vegas authorities in connection with the 1996 shooting that took Tupac Shakur’s life.
Tupac Shakur’s Death
While specific charges against Keefe D have not been disclosed, he has already admitted to being present during the Las Vegas drive-by shooting.
Keefe D stated to several media outlets that his nephew, Orlando “Baby Lane” Anderson, was among the individuals in the back of the Cadillac from which the fatal shots were fired. This incident happened after Anderson and Tupac had an altercation earlier that evening.
It’s important mentioning that Anderson died in a different shooting in Compton but has constantly denied any involvement in Tupac’s death.
In July, Las Vegas Metro Police conducted the home of Keefe D’s wife, Paula Clemons, they discovered.40 calibre bullets, raising suspicionsof a possible link to Tupac’s murder. Forensic experts are currently conducting test to determine whether these bullets are linked to the deadly incident.
For more than two and a half decades, Las Vegas homicide investigators have meticulously preserved forensic evidence from the scene of Shakur’s murder, including bullets, clothing, and gunpowder, all of which are undergoing thorough laboratory analysis.
According to a police source, the presence of microfibers or remains from the weapon or bullet could give a significant link in the case. The source also stated that the age and origin of the bullets are unknown, emphasising the difficulty of the ongoing investigation.
Despite the difficulties, investigators are actively following up on leads in the hope of making progress in solving this long-standing case. The murder weapon, a.40 Glock, was never recovered, but Keefe D publicly acknowledged to handing it on to his nephew, Orlando Anderson, who is suspected of using it in the deadly shot on September 7, 1996.
Officer Chris Carroll, one of the first responders on the scene, pointed out rumours that Keefe D may have sold items related to the murder, complicating the story surrounding this horrific event.