Ludacris‘ supervisor, Chaka Zulu, has been arrested for homicide in reference to the deadly capturing of a person outdoors his restaurant — however new video from the incident exhibits Zulu getting crushed by a bunch of males earlier than he fired — giving technique to a self-defense argument.
We have obtained surveillance footage recorded June 26 outdoors 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 means inside. 10 minutes later, the lads depart the restaurant — owned by Zulu — after some form of dispute.
That is the place the video begins. Zulu, who was beforehand within the parking zone chatting with a good friend, makes his means again inside his restaurant, and will get right into a heated trade with Tre’mon Robinson, one of many guys who was advised 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 straight related to the case tells us Zulu’s authorized staff believes Crawford was getting a gun.
Robinson motions to his pals to come back 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 they usually 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 autos, and that is when pictures 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 pictures 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 in the course of the fee of against the law. He turned himself into authorities final week, however from the start, he is maintained he acted in self-defense.
We’re advised authorities are in possession of the video.