Rapper police say is tied to shooting death of Atlanta man, turns himself in

ATLANTA — UPDATE: Atlanta police say Rayshawn Bennett, better known as YFN Lucci, has turned himself in to police. He is currently in custody at the Fulton County Jail.

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Atlanta police are looking for a rapper they say is wanted for multiple charges for his part in the shooting death of a man in December.

Investigators announced Tuesday that they were searching for Rayshawn Bennett, 29, who is better known as YFN Lucci.

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.

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