Hurricane Chris has been on trial after being taken in for an apparent second-degree murder. The trial has been on trial for more than a week and the jury has finally reached a verdict. The closing argument in the court has acquitted the rapper of the accusation.
Rapper Christopher Dooley, aka Hurricane Chris, was cleared of all charges by a jury in Caddo District Court. The Shreveport native was found not guilty of second-degree murder and possession of stolen property by the five-man, seven-woman jury. For more than a week, Dooley had been on trial for the murder of 32-year-old Danzeria Farris Jr.
During closing arguments, prosecutors stated that Farris was shot six times. Three of those bullets stayed in the body, and three penetrated the body. The prosecution speculated that Dooley gunned down Farris because he was too close to the $10,000 he had in his car.
Initially, the state presented 11 witnesses for the case. The defense even offered testimony from two witnesses, including the defendant. He was also charged with illegal possession of a stolen 2016 Mercedes sedan, which some claim to have a connection to this murder.
In a statement to The Shade Room, Chris talked about the trial and how it all went down for him. He thanked every person involved who helped him defend his rights. He has massively thanked God for his release as he can now go back to his family.
“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. 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 you all the glory. I got my life back and words can’t explain how I feel. Thanks to everyone who wished me well.”
Responding police officers discovered Farris with multiple gunshot wounds in his chest, hip, and stomach. He later died from his injuries at a local hospital. The rapper’s legal team, however, has now successfully bailed him out of a tough spot.
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