(Oakland Tribune) A man shot to death while driving his Maserati on the Las Vegas Strip early Thursday morning was a rapper who previously lived in Oakland, according to media reports.
Ken Cherry, 27, who rapped under the name Kenny Clutch, was shot by someone in a black Range Rover about 4:20 a.m. After he was shot, Cherry rapidly accelerated his gray Maserati down Las Vegas Boulevard and through a red light before striking a cab at the intersection of Flamingo Road.
The cab burst into flames, and the cab driver and a passenger were both killed. Six others were injured, police said. Police did not release the names of the dead or injured, citing the ongoing investigation.
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Police said bullets came from the black Range Rover as it raced with the Maserati toward a red light on the Vegas Strip.