Atlanta rapper charged with murder bonds out of jail

ATLANTA — Rayshawn Bennett, also known as YFN Lucci, is out of jail weeks after he was arrested and charged in connection to a murder.

The Atlanta rapper had been in the Fulton County Jail since January after police said he was involved in a shooting death in December.

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Police said he had a role in the shooting death of James Adams, 28, on Dec. 10. Investigators said they were called out to Peeples Street in southwest Atlanta that night for a reported shooting.

Officer said when they arrived at the scene, they found Adams lying in the middle of the street with a gunshot wound to the head.


Investigators said a short time later, Kevin Wright, 32, showed up at a nearby fire station with a gunshot wound to his abdomen. He survived his injuries.

Police said during the investigation process, they learned the shooting of the two men were linked.

So far, detectives have arrested two suspects in the case. Those men have been identified as Ra’von Boyd, 23, and Leroy Pitts, 17. Both have been charged with felony murder and other charges.

APD said several agencies in Miami, Florida, helped capture Boyd and Pitts.

Anyone with information in this case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477.

Bennett is currently facing charges of murder, aggravated assault and other charges. He bonded out of jail on Monday on a $502,500 bond.

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