Dolla’s Murderer Admits to Pulling Trigger, Claims Self-defense
The man charged with murdering Konvict Music artist Dolla has admitted to taking the young rapper's life, but claims the shots were fired in self-defense.
The 23-year-old Atlanta native, Aubrey Louis Berry, has made a statement through his lawyer claiming that he was "scared for his life" when he pulled the 9mm semiautomatic handgun which left Dolla dead and two others wounded.
Berry had a previous violent altercation with Dolla, whom Berry claims to have been a Crip gang member, in an Atlanta club earlier this month.
According to Berry's lawyer, it was mere coincidence that his client then ran into the young rapper again on Monday in a Los Angeles P.F. Chang's restaurant, where Berry alleges Dolla threatened him in the bathroom.
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Berry's lawyer has yet to make a statement as to the exact circumstance that lead to the shooting, stating only that it was self-defense.
Berry was apprehended with a loaded handgun at LAX airport, immediately following the shooting. His bail has now been raised to $5 Million.
Dolla had a promising career as a member of Akon's Konvict Music roster, having recently appeared on two Akon singles, "Like This" and "She So Fine," while prepping his upcoming album, 'A Dolla and a Dream.' Click here to see a tribute to the slain rapper.