Skip to comments.The Last Words of Tupac Shakur
Posted on 05/23/2014 11:24:08 AM PDT by Bratch
One late-summer night in 1996, a rap superstar was gunned down just off the Strip. Since then, his story has become legend. But for the Metro cop who was first on the scene, that night remains unforgettably real.
The call came in on the radio just after 11:15 p.m.: Shots had been fired near the intersection of Flamingo and Koval, with possible victims. Several vehicles had made a U-turn on Flamingo and headed west. The bicycle officer who made the call from the Maxim hotel began trailing the cars, but was too far behind to catch them. He could, however, see them turn left onto Las Vegas Boulevard.
Chris Carroll was a sergeant on the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Departments bike patrol unit on the Strip. The 12 officers under his command rode in pairs, but Carroll was riding solo when he got the call that night, September 7, 1996. Traffic on the Strip is always slow-moving on a Saturday evening, but it was especially thick in the aftermath of Mike Tysons first-round technical knockout of Bruce Seldon at the MGM Grand a few hours earlier. And, now, somewhere in the midst of all those vehicles was a caravan of cars, one of them perhaps carrying the shooter.
Carroll rode north to intercept them. Im thinking, How am I going to stop these cars? Carroll says. Usually on bikes, we used whistles and things like that, or we could call for a vehicle to help us. But as Im riding toward them, Im thinking, These guys are on the run, theres multiple cars and Im heading nose-to-nose with them.
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Sixpack be daid. Long time ago. What difference do it make? Pretty sure he got ahead due to white privilege. Uh, maybe not.
I read as much as I could but could not hang for the last words. Google is prob easier!
“His presence alone was like a fear for white America, because they couldnt ignore him.”
The Last Words of Tupac Shakur: “If only I wasn’t 4 beers short of a six pack...ughhhhhh!”
The large majority of gun violence in America is caused by black on black crime.
Tupac was pure scum to the end. I can’t believe that was 18 years ago.
The large majority of gun violence in America is caused by black on black crime.And Tupac's dying words are a great example of why most of the crimes go unsolved.
I did a word search after reading for way to long. His last words: He said “F### you” to the cop.
I figured they would have been...”Oh Shiiiii....”
Never heard of the guy until he was already dead.
I had brief foray into gangsta rap in my teenage years which coincided with Tupac’s career. I had the tape that contained the song “Holla if ya hear me” that song is totally satanically inspired. The lyrics and the music work together brilliantly to conjure violence. It’s only by the grace of God we got through the 90’s without things being much worse.
You have to hear it to understand.
The death of Tupak Shakur was addition by subtraction.
Given who gave birth to him, the poor soul had no chance in this life.
After that, he started gurgling and slipping out of consciousness. At that point, an ambulance showed up, and he went into unconsciousness.
Me too. I read or heard something about him last year. Looked his “songs” up and clearly understood why I had not listened to that junk.
“E tu, Brutakisha?”
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