Police in Nevada have confirmed serving a search warrant in connection with the unsolved murder of rapper Tupac Shakur. Detectives conducted the search at a home in Henderson, a suburb of Las Vegas, where Shakur was tragically gunned down in September 1996.
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department (LVMPD) provided limited details about the search, citing the ongoing investigation into the rapper’s murder.
Shakur, known by his stage name 2Pac, was only 25 years old when he was killed in a drive-by shooting while waiting at a red light on the Las Vegas strip. Despite extensive investigations, no arrests have been made, and no suspects are currently in custody.
The recently executed search occurred less than 20 miles away from the site of the shooting. LVMPD stated that the search warrant was served on July 17, 2023, as part of the ongoing homicide investigation. However, they refrained from commenting further at this time.
Las Vegas Police Lt. Jason Johansson expressed that detectives are revisiting the cold case with the hope of one day bringing justice to Shakur’s murder. The rapper’s death left a significant impact on the music industry, and he is remembered for his chart-topping hits like “California Love,” “All Eyez on Me,” “Changes,” and “I Ain’t Mad at Cha.”
Tupac Shakur’s legacy continues to live on in his music, and his contributions were acknowledged with his induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2017. As the investigation into his unsolved killing reignites, authorities hope to find the answers that have eluded them for over two decades and bring closure to this tragic case.