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Dolla Family Rips Claim of Self-Defense

Rep denies rapper ran in gang; suspect pleads not guilty

(Newser) - Self-defense played no role in the killing of 21-year-old rap artist Dolla, who was not a gang member, his family tells MTV. Aubrey Berry, 23, pleaded not guilty yesterday to murder and assault charges, saying he shot Roderick Burton in self-defense Monday in Los Angeles. His claim "is very...

Killing Dolla Was Self Defense: Suspect

(Newser) - The man accused of killing rapper Dolla claims the shooting was self defense, reports the Los Angeles Times. Police arrested Aubrey Louis Berry, 23, for shooting the rapper in the head at an Los Angeles shopping center Monday. The suspect's attorney said Dolla and friends had recently attacked Berry outside...

Dolla's Shooting 'Sparked by Strip Club Brawl'

Sources believe Atlanta dispute followed rapper to LA

(Newser) - Dolla's shooting in a Los Angeles mall yesterday may have been the result of a fight at a strip club in the rapper's hometown of Atlanta the week before, police sources tell the Los Angeles Times. Accused killer Aubrey Louis Berry, an events promoter, had a row with the 21-year-old...

Dolla Shooting Suspect Held on $1M Bail

Cops questioning 2 persons of interest in rapper's LA slaying

(Newser) - Los Angeles police have charged 23-year-old Aubrey Louis Berry with the murder of Roderick Anthony Burton II, better known as up-and-coming rapper Dolla, E! reports. Berry is being held on $1 million bail. Police have questioned two other persons of interest as well, a man and a woman, but neither...

Rapper Dolla Shot Dead at LA Mall

Man arrested at airport after Atlanta-based star gunned down

(Newser) - Up-and-coming Atlanta-based rapper Dolla was shot dead in the parking garage of LA's Beverly Center mall yesterday, the Los Angeles Times reports. The 21-year-old musician, shot in the head, had arrived in the city earlier that day. A suspect fled the scene in a silver Mercedes and was later arrested,...

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