Rapper Silento charged with murdering his cousin !!
Atlanta rapper Silento was arrested Monday and charged with the murder of his cousin.
Silento, real name Ricky Lamar Hawk, 23, was arrested Monday after DeKalb police investigated the death of 34-year-old Frederick Rooks.
“Today, 23-year-old Ricky Hawk was arrested for the murder of his cousin Frederick Rooks, 34. On January 21, the DeKalb County Police Department investigated Rooks’ death after he was found shot dead at Deep Shoals Circle. Hawk is in DeKalb district prison charged with murder. #WeAreDKPD, “tweeted the DeKalb district police department.
According to the AJC, the police responded to a shot that was fired on Jan. 21. When they got to the scene, they found rooks dead with multiple gunshot wounds, according to DeKalb police officer Lt. Rod Bryant.
According to the incident report, video evidence was collected from the surveillance cameras of several residents. The video showed several cars fleeing the scene at high speed and at least one shot was recorded. The police are not yet aware of any motive for the shooting.