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Cassidy To Surrender To Authorities On Murder Charge

Postby kaoss80506 » Jun 17th, '05, 16:46

Date: 6/16/2005 6:45 pm

Rapper Cassidy (real name Barry Reese) is expected to surrender to authorities tomorrow to face homicide charges in connection with the murder of a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania man.

Reese, who is enjoying quite possibly the biggest single of his career with his anthem "I'm A Husta," is accused of murdering 22-year-old Desmond Hawkins after the two argued in the rapper's West Philadelphia neighborhood.
Authorities said Reese and two other men were armed with an arsenal of weapons, including AK47's, and fired upon three men on April 15.

Hawkins was allegedly killed by a gunshot to the back, while two other men were admitted for less serious gunshot wounds.

When he meets police,
A second warrant was issued for a Cassidy will be charged with conspiracy, weapons possession and homicide.
23-year-old named Abdul West, who police say was one of the three shooters and police are still seekingmthe third, unknown gunman.

The arrest on the homicide charges come as the rapper prepared for the June 28 release of his sophomore release, I'm a Hustla.
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