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Dead rapper King Von named as killer of Gakirah Barnes, 17, who murdered a dozen people

Rumours surrounding the killer of 17-year-old Gakirah "K.I." Barnes in 2014 have seemingly been put to bed with the release of unsealed police documents.

The teenager was reportedly responsible for the killing of more than a dozen people as a member of the Gangster Disciples in Chicago before being gunned down by a 'hooded figure'.

Barnes had a fearsome reputation in the city before meeting her end on the streets that she had gained her notoriety.

Now new information has been released by Chicago Police Department about Barnes's case and it has reportedly named who they believe is the one to have pulled the trigger.

Gakirah Barnes was shot nine times in a gangland killing (Image: Twitter)

In the documents, it reportedly shows that witnesses have named rapper King Von, who was thought to be a member of the Black Disciples, as the alleged shooter.

The document reportedly states: "An unknown M/1 wearing a Grey Hoodie and Blue jeans approached the victims.

"The unknown offender then produced a handgun and began firing in the direction of the victims, striking all three.

"The unknown offender then was observed entering an unknown vehicle making good his escape."

In the documents, police also state that the "investigation revealed that the victim was killed by Dayvon Bennett."

Bennett is the real name of King Von and the rapper has also been "positively identified" as the "offender".

It also states in the document that there was not enough evidence to charge Von with the killings, so they were not filed in the end.

King Von was also killed by gunfire in November 2020 after an altercation with a fellow rapper.

Rapper King Von was shot dead in November 2020 (Image: kingvonfrmdao/Instagram)

He reportedly began arguing with Quando Rondo with the dispute escalating to gunfire.

In the gunfight that followed, three people were killed and four others were injured, with one of the wounded placed into police custody for the murder of King Von.

On November 14, 2020, King Von was buried in his hometown of Chicago

Rapper King Von has been identified by police as the shooter (Image: Getty Images)

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