Computers and other documents allegedly connected to the death of legendary rapper Tupac Shakur were among the evidence seized from a Las Vegas-area home on Monday by local police, authorities reportedly said.

Las Vegas Metro Police Department searched a Henderson, Nevada home on Monday in connection to a nearly three-decade homicide investigation into the death of Shakur, who was killed in a drive-by shooting on the Las Vegas strip in 1996 when he was only 25 years old.

Law enforcement briefed on the investigation told ABC News that authorities seized magazine articles on the life and death of Shakur, computer hard drives, and pictures from the 1990s that allegedly show individuals connected to the homicide.

Police also found copies of Crip gangster Duane Keith Davis, aka Keefe D’s book “Compton Street Legend.” Davis reportedly is one of two living eyewitnesses of Shakur’s murder.

Authorities determined that they found enough information, all of which will go to a Las Vegas grand jury, following the search. A neighbor of the home told the Las Vegas Review-Journal that police had appeared with their guns drawn using bullhorns and lights.

Although no one has been charged, the law enforcement official said it could take months for the grand jury to decide whether to indict anyone.

ABC legal contributor Brian Buckmire said that reopening a case after nearly 30 years could pose a difficult challenge for prosecutors depending on what investigators found.

“But it could be a little bit easier if they find, for example, a smoking gun,” he said.

Shakur was shot in a new black BMW 750 driven by former Death Row Records CEO Marion “Suge” Knight near the famed Las Vegas strip on September 7, 1996. Both men were leaving a Mike Tyson boxing match at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino when the fatal incident occurred.


Previous reports claim an unknown shooter in the back seat of a white Cadillac rolled down the window and fired at least 13 rounds into the BMW, with three shots hitting Shakur in the chest while shrapnel injured Knight.

Emergency crews transported both men by ambulance to the University Medical Center.

Following a series of treatments and operations, Shakur died six days later in the hospital of respiratory failure and cardiopulmonary arrest, ending the career of one of hip hop’s most prolific and complex artists.

DJ and radio personality Megan Ryte called the reopening of Shakur’s homicide case a significant step that could provide more answers to the iconic rapper’s family, friends, and fans.

“The only thing that has been consistent is the amount of documentaries that we have gotten, you know, the amount of new reports that kind of lead to nothing and the conspiracy theories and more confusion,” Ryte told ABC.

The latest development in Shakur’s death comes a month after the rapper received a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame. The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame recognized Shakur’s influence in music history and inducted him into the museum in 2017.

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