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Hot! Bay Area Rapper ‘The Jacka’ Killed In Oakland Shooting

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A Bay Area rapper was killed in a shooting in East Oakland Monday night.

KPIX 5 Reporter Christin Ayers confirmed that the shooting victim was 37-year-old Dominic Newton, a rapper who went by the stage name “The Jacka.”

Witnesses said they heard several shots fired around 8:15 p.m. on MacArthur Boulevard by 94th Avenue.

So far, no suspects have been identified.

According to AllMusic, The Jacka is originally from Pittsburg and began his rap career in the late 1990s as a member of Mob Figaz, before launching a solo career in 2001.

Fans took to Twitter to express their disbelief and grief.

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4 Comments

  1. R.I.P THE JACKA HATIIN ASS NIGGAZ SMH

  2. OUCH this one hurts. The Jack left this earth way too early! Thankful to have met him, I consider him one of the Bay’s finest. Hus keep yo head up. 1luv

  3. HELLUVA KARMA, GPOPS AND FATHER MURDERED NOW HIM. WITHOUT MY FIVE

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