Woman named Tupac Shakur accused of Hialeah attack, in court on anniversary of rapper’s shooting
woman named Tupac Amaru Shakur faced a Miami-Dade judge Wednesday morning after police accused her of attacking a man with a baseball bat while he sat on a bench outside of a hospital.
Wednesday also happened to be the 26th anniversary of the shooting of hip-hop star Tupac Amaru Shakur.
Tupac Shakur, the rapper, was shot in Las Vegas on Sept. 7, 1996 and died six days later. Authorities never arrested a suspect in his death.
Tupac Shakur, the accused South Florida criminal, was arrested Tuesday evening by Hialeah police.
According to an arrest affidavit, the 34-year-old woman hit the victim “several times” with the bat while he sat outside Hialeah Hospital at 651 E. 25th Street at around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.