Aunt ID’s Maserati driver in Vegas shooting-crash
by Ken Ritter, Associated Press
February 22, 2013 11:25 AM | 1917 views | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Smoke and flames billow from a burning vehicle following a shooting and multi-car accident on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas early Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. The Las Vegas Strip became a scene of deadly violence early Thursday when, authorities say, someone in a black Range Rover opened fire on a Maserati, sending it crashing into a taxi that burst into flames, leaving three people dead and at least six injured. (AP Photo/Erik Lackey)
Smoke and flames billow from a burning vehicle following a shooting and multi-car accident on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas early Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. The Las Vegas Strip became a scene of deadly violence early Thursday when, authorities say, someone in a black Range Rover opened fire on a Maserati, sending it crashing into a taxi that burst into flames, leaving three people dead and at least six injured. (AP Photo/Erik Lackey)
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Police rope off the scene of a shooting and multi-car accident on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas early Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. Authorities say at least one person in a Range Rover shot at people in a Maserati that then crashed into a taxi cab. The taxi cab burst into flames, and the driver and passenger were killed. The male driver of the Maserati also died, and his passenger was shot. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Sun, Steve Marcus)
Police rope off the scene of a shooting and multi-car accident on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas early Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. Authorities say at least one person in a Range Rover shot at people in a Maserati that then crashed into a taxi cab. The taxi cab burst into flames, and the driver and passenger were killed. The male driver of the Maserati also died, and his passenger was shot. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Sun, Steve Marcus)
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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A relative identifies the driver of a Maserati sports car killed in a shooting and fiery crash on the Las Vegas Strip as an aspiring rapper who recently moved from Northern California to Las Vegas.

Kenneth Cherry’s great aunt, Patricia Sims, of Oakland, Calif., says Cherry’s parents are traveling to Las Vegas to claim their son’s body.

Sims says she didn’t know her nephew was a rapper using the name Kenny Clutch.

The Clark County coroner says it could be this weekend before he can identify the taxi driver and a female passenger killed when the taxi they were in was hit and exploded in flames early Thursday on Las Vegas Boulevard.

A black Range Rover SUV is sought after police say shots were fired into the Maserati.

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February 22, 2013
"Aspiring rapper"... w/ a Maserati no less!

Mmm, mmm, mmm- (shaking my head)

Thought maybe a classic hollywood mob hit, but alas- No... It's real life all right... Just a "souped-up" version of the type of crimes, criminals, and victims you read about daily in the ATL Metro area, among other cities.

Sad, and so tiresome... Is it safe to live or travel anywhere these days without having to deal with this type of nonsense? Kind of ruins the life experience for everyone. Guess there is nothing that can be said or done? That would not be politically correct...

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