It was reported that the alleged killer of King Von (legal name Dayvon Bennett) has just been arrested in Georgia.
Georgia Police announced that they had gotten arrest warrants to apprehend Timothy Leeks (22) who is facing charges of felony murder. According to Atlanta Police spokeswoman Marla Jean Rooker “The homicide of Bennett is closed with this arrest”. Leeks is currently being held at Grady hospital as he’s being treated for a gunshot wound.
King Von was shot and killed at around 3 A.M. outside a hookah lounge in Atlanta on Friday following a dispute in the parking lot. The dispute turned into gunfire and led to 2 dead, 4 wounded and 1 in critical condition. The identities of the other victims of the dispute have not been revealed. Following the dispute the Atlanta Police confirmed that officers were in the area at the time of the shooting and they approached after shots were fired.
A representative of the Atlanta Police Department had this to say: “It is our understanding Dayvon Bennett, aka King Von was shot and killed during this morning’s shooting and we are seeing rumors being spread indicating he was shot and killed by APD officers,” They said. “At this time, our investigators believe Mr. Bennett was shot during the initial shootout between the two groups of males, prior to police responding and attempting to stop the shooting. Additionally, Mr. Bennett was not located at the scene, but arrived at a hospital shortly after the shooting, via private vehicle.”
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