According to authorities that told TMZ, the underground Chicago rapper King Von was NOT shot by Atlanta Police Department officers, contrary to rumors. Police officers say that investigators believe that the rapper was shot during the initial shoot-out between the two rivals outside the Atlanta nightclub, which happened before the cops responded and tried to stop the shooting.
Police say that King Von fled the scene but unfortunately, he was pronounced dead after and he was only 26 years old.
TMZ cites sources as saying 3 people including King Von were killed in the violent confrontation that transitioned to shooting.
"That physical altercation escalated into an exchange of gunfire with those groups," Atlanta police Deputy Chief Timothy Peek said. "Two police officers who were working at that particular club, or lounge, noticed the altercation and engaged some of the people involved. There was an exchange of gunfire with police as well."
The report also said, no cops were injured in the shooting, which is now being investigated by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and Atlanta Police Homicide.
It's unclear who shot King Von, TMZ sources say investigators are trying to sort out who shot who.