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Chicago rapper Hellabandz was murdered in Miami.
According to a report in NBC Miami, the rapper, born Ameer Golston was shot and killed during an altercation at Cameo nightclub in Miami Beach while another person was injured.
Golston had been a peer of Lil Durk. The fellow Chicago rapper posted a statement to Twitter on Saturday (May 11), writing “Rip to my dawg, love you 4ever hella Bandz.”
Rip to my dawg 🥺 love you 4ever hella Bandz
— DURKIOOO🦅 (@lildurk) May 11, 2019
MBPD released a statement saying Golston had “a violent criminal history.
Police say they are still trying to identify the shooters, adding, “A potential subject vehicle was located not far from the scene. While another fled. A pursuit ensued,” MBPD said. “Our officer witnessed an occupant display a firearm from within the vehicle and later lost sight of that vehicle. A third vehicle was located near 83 Street and Collins Avenue which also fled.”
The injured man was reportedly transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center for treatment. A police pursuit ensued after the incident, resulting in two police officers crashing. Authorities said the men in the vehicle fled the scene and the officers suffered minor injuries.
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