2 charged with homicide in deadly taking pictures of Inglewood rapper Half Ounce

Two males suspected of gunning down a rapper in Koreatown in early October have been arrested and charged with homicide, authorities mentioned Friday.

Anthony King and Dennis Risinger had been taken into custody Tuesday at separate places in Lengthy Seaside, in accordance with the Los Angeles Police Division.

King, 36, and Risinger, 37, had been booked that day and are being held with out bail, jail data present.

The case towards each males was offered to the L.A. County district lawyer’s workplace Thursday, and homicide costs had been filed, police mentioned.

Each King and Risinger are suspected within the Oct. 3 taking pictures loss of life of 36-year-old rapper Half Ounce.

Officers had been referred to as round 11:30 p.m. that evening to experiences of pictures fired within the 700 block of South New Hampshire Avenue, the place a person was heard screaming, police mentioned. When officers arrived, they discovered the sufferer struggling gunshot wounds in entrance of an condominium advanced.

The next day, the Los Angeles County coroner’s workplace recognized the sufferer as Latauriisha O’Brien, Half Ounce’s actual identify.

His loss of life marked the third time a rapper was shot and killed in Los Angeles County in lower than a month.

On Sept. 12, rapper PnB Rock, whose actual identify was Rakim Allen, was fatally shot throughout a botched theft for the 30-year-old’s jewellery whereas he was having lunch at Roscoe’s Home of Rooster & Waffles in South Los Angeles.

On Sept. 24, Kee Riches, 23, whose actual identify was Kian Nellum, was shot and killed in Compton together with 29-year-old Robert Leflore Jr.

The shootings gave the impression to be unrelated, however LAPD officers mentioned they’d seen a rise in follow-home robberies, particularly these focusing on celebrities. Different artists, together with Roddy Wealthy and Ice-T, condemned violence in Los Angeles and the current killings of hip-hop artists.