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Louisiana Rapper Hurricane Chris Acquitted In The Death Of Danzeria Farris Jr

Louisiana Rapper Hurricane Chris Acquitted In The Death Of Danzeria Farris Jr

Congratulations are in order for rapper Hurricane Chris, known for the hit “A Bay Bay,” after a Louisiana jury acquitted him in the 2020 death of a man shot several times at a gas station in Shreveport.

According to reports reaching us at Dreddsworld, the panel found the 34-year-old rapper, whose real name is Christopher Dooley, not guilty of second-degree murder in the slaying of Danzeria Farris Jr., 32, and illegal possession of stolen things.

A Caddo Parish Grand Jury indicted Dooley in October 2020 in connection with the June 19, 2020 slaying of Farris who was shot several times at a Texaco station. He was pronounced dead at an area hospital.

Dooley had been on trial in state district court for more than a week before Tuesday’s verdict. Prosecutors called several witnesses, while the defense presented two, including Dooley.

“I wanna thank God, my attorneys at the Washington & Wells Law Firm, and my family for standing with me as my life was on the line,” Dooley told The Shade Room.

“They wanted to give me life if I was found guilty. Now I can hug my son and think about raising him to be a man. This situation drained me and affected my health greatly. God I give u all the glory. I got my life back and words can’t explain how I feel. Thanks to everyone who wished me well.”

The Shreveport native, who is the godson of former Democratic state Rep. Barbara Norton, is best known for his 2007 album “51/50 Ratchet,” which includes his hit single, “A Bay Bay.” That track’s music video has nearly 30 million views on YouTube.

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