A former bodyguard for celebrities such as Jay-Z, Mariah Carey, and Sean Combs, named Kevin White, died in a bar brawl on Sunday after being shot by NYC police. Read more on this story below.
The celebrity bodyguard, Kevin White, was fatally shot in the neck by New York City police during a brawl at a Brooklyn nightclub.
Police were called to Brooklyn club Norwood Palace early Sunday morning after gunfire broke out over a spilled drink.
A plainclothes police officer shot at Kevin White, who was reportedly holding a gun inside the club and allegedly didn’t obey the instructions to drop the weapon. Surveillance video reportedly shows Kevin White, 43,shooting at police before being shot.
Kevin White had been arrested on five different occasions for weapon possession, but White’s relatives insist he had just wrestled the gun away from a bar patron.
White’s sibling, Louis, argues, “My brother would never carry a gun.”
Another man, Donovan Wilson, 19, was also wounded in the incident after he fired a gun at another bouncer.
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