Crime, Entertainment, Police/Fire

Baltimore rapper Dee Dave killed in Essex double-shooting

UPDATE: A suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with this case.

Original story below…


ESSEX, MD—The man who was killed in a double-shooting in Essex on Friday morning was a local Baltimore rapper.

David Leroy King, A.K.A. “Dee Dave,” was killed in a shooting that occurred at just after 5 a.m. in the 900-block of Holgate Drive.  A second man was injured in the shooting.

The 29-year-old rapper had been scheduled to fly to Atlanta on Friday for a show.

He also held a full-time job as a Baltimore Gas & Electric contractor, according to WJZ.

Baltimore County Homicide Detectives are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding this shooting. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit by calling 410-307-2020.

Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

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