Recently, a shooting that left three people dead is related to the longtime manager of Ludacris, Chaka Zulu. The incident left a 23-year-old man dead and two others hospitalized, including Chaka. The incident took place on Sunday (June 26) in the parking lot of APT 4B restaurant in the Buckhead area.
On Thursday (June 30), APT 4B management released a statement expressing how they feel about the violent chaos taking place over their property. The statement also shows that they are actively taking action to ensure nothing like this happens again.
“We are shocked and saddened by the incident in a parking lot that our restaurant shares with other businesses,” the statement read. “We are extremely concerned about the increase in crime that is affecting businesses in our community and we stand ready to assist in finding solutions.
“As a community-based restaurant that treats everyone like family, public safety has always been our number one priority for employees, patrons, and neighbors. We are giving full support to the APD and other agencies and providing information. ”
Chaka Zulu, while his daughter and another friend appeared to be leaving an event, Chaka was approached by another man in the parking lot. In the surveillance video of the scene, Chaka and the other man begin to converse until the conversation becomes more acrimonious. The man reached out and touched the waistband of his pants.
When a woman standing outside tries to push the man away from Chaka. The man hit the music executive in the chest with his hand, causing Chaka to grab his collar. That’s when a group of about three of the other four men, who were watching the entire event unfold, hit Chaka to the ground with a punch and continued to kick him. One guy then took the gun and fired at least two times. So Chaka pulled out her own weapon and fired at least one shot.
Chaka underwent emergency surgery that night. in a statement, former Atlanta mayor Kasim reed revealed Zulu was stable, “We are fortunate to report that Chaka Zulu is in stable condition and recovering. The family thanks everyone for their good wishes and prayers, and asks for their privacy at this time.”