Ludacris‘ supervisor, Chaka Zulu, has been arrested for homicide in reference to the deadly taking pictures of a person exterior his restaurant — however new video from the incident exhibits Zulu getting crushed by a gaggle of males earlier than he fired — giving approach to a self-defense argument.
We have obtained surveillance footage recorded June 26 exterior Zulu’s Atlanta restaurant Apt4B. A bunch of males, together with Artez Benton — who was killed within the melee — arrive to Apt4B, park within the valet space and make their method inside. 10 minutes later, the lads go away the restaurant — owned by Zulu — after some form of dispute.
That is the place the video begins. Zulu, who was beforehand within the car parking zone talking to a pal, makes his method again inside his restaurant, and will get right into a heated trade with Tre’mon Robinson, one of many guys who was informed to go away the restaurant.
In the course of the argument, a person named Corey Crawford is seen retrieving one thing out of a automobile. A supply immediately linked to the case tells us Zulu’s authorized workforce believes Crawford was getting a gun.
Robinson motions to his buddies to return over after which seems to chest bump Zulu … and that is when all hell breaks unfastened.
Chaka grabs Robinson, however Crawford and Benton leap in and so they all start pummeling Chaka. At one level, Chaka’s feminine assistant (within the orange shirt) makes an attempt to assist Chaka, however Robinson punches her within the face … knocking her to the bottom.
Crawford geese for canopy behind two automobiles, and that is when photographs ring out. It seems Chaka is the primary to fireplace, hanging Benton … a plume of smoke is seen from Chaka’s gun. One other plume of smoke seems to emanate from Crawford’s gun. It seems he fired a number of photographs and one hits Chaka within the again.
Benton was hit within the chest … you see him crawl away. He later died from his accidents.
As we reported, Chaka’s been arrested for homicide, aggravated assault, easy battery and possession of a firearm through the fee of a criminal offense. He turned himself into authorities final week, however from the start, he is maintained he acted in self-defense.
We’re informed authorities are in possession of the video.