Days after the near-fatal shooting at the home of rap star Chief Keef‘s manager, new reports claim a suspect has been identified.
While details are still scarce, the latest reports claim police have at least one person of interest in the crime.
New developments in the shooting at the rented home of rapper Chief Keef’s manager. Northfield Village Police have identified and are now searching for a person of interest. A man who was critically injured in last week’s shooting is now out of intensive care. The Chicago Tribune gained documents from Northfield detailing neighbors’ complaints about numerous disruptions at the home. Documents also show someone inside the home called 9-1-1 to report an armed robbery, just hours before the shooting. Police are investigating whether the robbery and shooting are connected. (WGN TV)
According to reports, neighbors around his manager’s rented North Shore mansion have been terrified since Keef’s crew arrived in the area.
Meanwhile, Cozart’s reputed ties to Chicago street gangs have made nearby residents so nervous that they follow his social media accounts to see if trouble might be brewing. They were particularly alarmed to see a photo Cozart posted before the nonfatal shooting this week that showed him and a companion holding guns in what appears to be the bathroom of the Northfield house. “We all knew that something bad was going to happen at that house, but I still can’t believe it is happening in my neighborhood,” said one neighbor, who, like the other residents interviewed, asked that her name be withheld out of concern for retaliation. (Chicago Tribune)
Details of a shooting from his manager’s home surfaced online last week.
The house where a shooting took place in Northfield early today is rented by the manager of troubled rapper Chief Keef, said Viktor Mehta, who manages the property for the owner. It’s unclear if the rapper, whose real name is Keith Cozart, was present at the time of the shooting or otherwise involved. Northfield police said this afternoon that the shooting remains under investigation, and asked anyone with information to contact the department at 847-441-3842. No one has been arrested, a police spokeswoman said, but police said the shooting “appears to be isolated and we believe the community is safe.” (Chicago Tribune)
Reports claimed the teenage rap star may have been present at the shooting.
The “I Don’t Like” spitter was reportedly present during a shooting in a home on Happ Road in Northfield, Illinois that landed someone in the hospital on Wednesday morning (March 26). Keef’s lawyer confirmed with TMZ.com that he was present during the shooting, but maintains CK wasn’t the shooter. The rapper was taken into police custody however according to a report on Complex.com. (MTV)