If Duane “Keefe D” Davis is discovered responsible within the loss of life of Tupac Shakur, he will not precisely be capable of blame it on a case of mistaken id. Over time, Davis has proudly asserted his connection to Shakur’s loss of life. Davis’ earliest feedback got here in 1998 when he participated in a BET interview. When discussing who killed Shakur, Davis replied, “Going to maintain it for the code of the streets. It simply got here from the again seat, bro” (through CNN).
Throughout a 2019 interview with VLAD TV, Davis went in depth in regards to the moments main as much as Shakur’s taking pictures. “[Tupac] obtained to the sunshine […] he was hanging out the window,” stated Davis in regards to the second their vehicles met at a pink mild. “He was hanging out the window like he was in a parade.” Unwilling to say what occurred subsequent, the interviewer then learn excerpts from Davis’ candid memoir centering on the incident. After the reporter requested Davis to qualify his claims that Tupac reached for a gun, he agreed. “It regarded like he was reaching, yeah,” nevertheless, “As soon as he obtained to reaching, I obtained to ducking.” The reporter then learn extra from the guide. “Pac pulled out a strap and that is when fireworks began,” Davis wrote within the guide. “One in all my guys from the backseat grabbed the glock and began bussing again.” Whereas Davis stood by his phrases, he by no means claimed accountability for the precise taking pictures, nevertheless.