Las Vegas Police Arrest and charge Suspect in 1996 Tupac Shakur Murder


Las Vegas police have reportedly arrested a man in connection with the murder of rapper Tupac Shakur nearly three decades ago.

The hip-hop legend was shot four times in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas in 1996. The identity of his killer is still a mystery.

On Friday Las Vegas police arrested a man over his death, according to sources speaking to AP news agency.

A police press conference is expected soon.

He died, aged 25, on 13 September 1996, a week after he was shot four times in his car while waiting at a red light.

In a separate report, ABC News cited a senior law official confirming a suspect had been arrested in connection with the murder of Shakur and that charges would be announced on Friday afternoon.