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Lil Durk’s Brother, Rapper OTF DThang, Shooting Case
Facts You Need To Know
DThang was shot and killed at a Harvey, Illinois strip club during a chaotic incident that also resulted in the shooting of a police officer, according to police.
Heavy approached Harvey police for more details on the death of Dontay Banks, “D-Thang”, the famous rapper’s brother. The medical examiner confirmed that he died, and now Harvey police are providing additional details about what happened. However, there is a lot of confusion about who shot whom. That night there were two homicides and a shooting involving officers, according to police. “The Harvey Police Department is investigating an officer involved in shootings and two homicides,” police wrote.
The other homicide victim was Sinica Price, 39, according to the Chicago Sun-Times, and Price’s death may have been retaliation for the earlier shooting, authorities say. According to Harvey police, the Harvey City Police Department “has been conducting an ongoing investigation of a shooting and two homicides involving an officer since Sunday, June 6, 2021.”
They reported that at approximately 12:21 a.m. at Club O located at 17038 S Halsted Street, the Harvey Police Officer
E. Muhamad “heard gunshots and observed a client who possessed a weapon. An altercation broke out between Officer Muhamad and the aforementioned criminal. Muhamad suffered a gunshot wound from an unidentified individual. Doctors treated and released Muhammad in good condition. ”
Police added that Dontay Banks, “D-Thang,” was a Club O patron “in the early hours of the morning of June 6. Banks, the older brother of the locally known rapper ‘Lil Durk,’ suffered an injury from bullet to the head and was pronounced DOA ”
Then another murder victim was discovered. “The Harvey Police Department received a report of an unresponsive gunshot victim at 148 West 155th Street. The victim, Sinica Price, was taken to South Suburban Hospital and
pronounced D.O.A., ”police wrote. They added: “There is a possibility that the incidents on the night of June 6 could be retaliation. The Harvey Police Department is working with other law enforcement agencies on ongoing investigations into the June 6 incidents. Anyone with information on the June 6 incidents should contact the Harvey Police Department at 708-331-3030. There is no additional information available at this moment.”
The Chicago Sun-Times reported that “multiple shots were fired” and “many guns were recovered.” The newspaper reported that it is unclear whether the officer was attacked or opened fire himself. “Among the other flying shots, Banks was caught,” a city spokesman told the Sun-Times.
Giavonni Nickson, communications director for Harvey, Illinois, wrote to Heavy: “Investigations are ongoing. It is not yet known who shot the officer. It is not yet known who shot “Dthang”. Several shots were fired at Club O. The officer was shot and Dthang was shot dead by further shots fired. The officer involved in the shooting and killing of Dthang occurred approximately 500 feet from each other. ”
Police gave no indication that a suspect is in custody or even identified.
Lil Durk hasn’t tweeted since before his brother’s shooting death. DThang, who was also a musician, was 32 years old.
The Cook County Medical Examiner confirmed DThang’s death to Heavy, writing, “Case # 5704: Dontay Banks, Jr., 32, black male. 7900 block S. Loomis, Chicago The autopsy has not yet been performed. It looks like it will be tomorrow, so we will have the results around 3pm. central. “Lil Durk’s real name is Durk Derrick Banks.