Tupac's Mother Criticizes Vegas Police,
Feb. 5 [Updated 7:55 EST] -- Five months after Tupac
Shakur was murdered in a Las Vegas drive-by shooting,
Tuesday's "Los Angeles Times" reports that Vegas
cops have narrowed their list of suspects down to three Los
But the Vegas P.D. doubts it will ever be able to make an
arrest without more witnesses coming forward.
One suspect is named as Orlando Anderson: he's a reputed
Crips gang-member who was picked up last October in a police
sweep of the L.A. suburb of Compton.
While police offer no hard evidence, the "Los Angeles
Times" reports that they believe Anderson drove the car
used in Tupac's killing.
Anderson was allegedly assaulted by Tupac and members of
his entourage at the M.G.M. Grand Hotel hours before the
Tupac's mother, Afeni Shakur, has been openly critical of
the police investigation into her son's death, and in an
interview with ABC-TV's "Prime-Time Live," to air
Wednesday night. In the interview, she is also openly
critical of his label, Death Row Records.
"I discovered he had next to zero, next to
nothing," Afeni Shakur told ABC. "I discovered that
the home that he had thought he had just bought, was not his.
I discovered that the Rolls Royce that he was so proud of and
loved so much, and was not his and since they were not his, I
don't want any parts of them."
The ABC interview airs Wednesday night at 10 p.m., on
Some other sensational claims about Tupac's relationship
with Death Row Records, and about Death Row's business
dealings in general, are made in a story in the new issue of
"Vanity Fair" magazine.
The issue hits newsstands in New York City on Wednesday,
and makes its way across the country over the next two weeks.
David Kenner, an attorney for imprisoned Death Row chief
Marion "Suge" Knight, has threatened to sue
"Vanity Fair" over the article, written by Robert