Man Killed at Beverly Center ID'd as Rap Artist, Dolla
A suspect who shot and killed Dolla was also arrested yesterday at Los Angeles International Airport.
Up-and-coming rap artist Roderick Anthony Burton II--stage name, Dolla--died Monday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after being shot near an entrance of the Beverly Center yesterday afternoon. The around-3-p.m. shooting prompted the closure of the area as police searched for possibly two suspects, but to no avail.
However, Aubrey Louis Berry was arrested on suspicion of murder later Monday as he boarded a plane at LAX.
Dolla was shot in the head as he waited in the valet parking area with fellow rapper, D.J. Shabbazz, the LA Times learned from the victim's publicist. "She said Burton had been involved in an altercation with other passengers on a flight from Atlanta to Los Angeles, but it was unclear if that was related to the shooting."