Rapper’s bodyguard charged in Little Rock nightclub shooting that left 28 injured
By Jennifer Cruz
Kentrell Gwynn, 25, is accused of opening fire in a crowded nightclub last months. (Photo: Little Rock Police Department)
The bodyguard of a rapper, who was performing at a Little Rock nightclub last month when gunshots rang out and left more than two dozen injured, was charged Friday with 10 counts of aggravated assault in relation to the shooting.
Authorities matched shell casings recovered from the scene to a gun found in a vehicle driven by Kentrell Gwynn, 25, through Alabama the day after the July 1 shooting at the Power Ultra Lounge. A total of three guns were found in the vehicle, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported.
The Little Rock Police Department confirmed Gwynn is being held at the Pulaski County Jail.
Although authorities have not given a specific motive, Gwynn is accused of opening fire in the crowded nightclub while rapper Ricky Hampton, who is also known as Finese2Tymes, was performing. Twenty-five people were shot, while another three were injured as they attempted to escape the gunfire. City officials agreed that it was nothing short of a miracle no one was killed.
Authorities have not said how many shots were fired inside the club or how many different calibers were found. The police