Four males have been indicted on homicide and different prices in the lethal taking pictures of Los Angeles-based rapper Moneygang Vontae, who was killed after going to a Bronx pharmacy for treatment whereas in town for a efficiency, the district legal professional stated.
Isaiah Garrett, Allan Algarin, Nayshon White and River Jones all face various homicide prices for the June 9 taking pictures in the Tremont neighborhood, in line with Bronx DA Darcel Clark. The 4 have been additionally charged with manslaughter, theft, gang assault, weapon possession and extra.
The 24-year-old Garrett, of Morris Heights, and 18-year-old Jones, of New Rochelle, have been arraigned Tuesday; Algarin and White, each from the Bronx, had beforehand been arraigned.
“The defendants allegedly attacked two men, robbing them of money, their phones, and jewelry,” stated Clark. “One of many males, Avanti Frowner, ‘Moneygang Vontae,’ was in New York to carry out, and wanted treatment at a pharmacy. He was shot and killed in this mindless crime.”
In keeping with police, Garrett, Algarin and White have been went as much as the 27-year-old drill rapper, also called Avanti Frowner, and his pal exterior the Wonderful Pharmacy on East Tremont Avenue round 1:30 p.m. Frowner had simply purchased eyedrops on the pharmacy.
The three males robbed Frowner and his pal of knickknack and cell telephones, the investigation discovered, with the rapper getting crushed to the bottom as all 4 of the suspects tried to take his watch and cash. The grotesque assault was captured on surveillance video.
Throughout the theft, Garrett allegedly compelled Frowner into the pharmacy at gunpoint, and shot him a number of occasions in the chest, police stated. The rapper was taken to Saint Barnabas Hospital, the place he died.
Jones was arrested in Westchester County, whereas the opposite three fled to Georgia, and have been caught there, the DA stated. There was additionally a fifth suspect concerned in the lethal assault and theft, who police are nonetheless trying to find.
All 4 of the lads are scheduled to look in courtroom on Oct. 26.