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Arrest made in double homicide at Midtown, Manhattan recording studio

Arrest made in double homicide at Midtown, Manhattan recording studio



In connection with the double homicide at a recording studio in Midtown Manhattan, an arrest has been made.

According to the police, Kabal Reyes, 24, was detained on Monday and accused with murder.

Reyes is the first of the four suspects who had been identified by images that the police had previously released to be detained.

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First responders arrived to find rapper Haarlem Star, 34-year-old Kamir King, shot in the head inside the studio.

He is thought to have been the shooting’s intended target.

They also discovered Devon Dillahunt, 24, who had been shot in the back, standing in front of the structure.

Police said he had a gun under him.


Police suspect Dillahunt, who is connected to Reyes’ gang, was shot and killed as the gang fled the area.

Detectives are still determining who fired the shots, and the investigation is still ongoing.

Artist George Mims, often known as GMims, discussed King with Eyewitness News back in May.

They both attended the Harlem-based Frederick Douglass Academy and later planned to work together.


He was an extremely good producer and rapper who was a founding member of my school of artists, according to Mims.

Anyone with further details about this event is urged to contact the NYPD’s Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), or 1-888-57-PISTA for Spanish-speaking callers (74782).

Additionally, members of the public can provide their tips by visiting the CrimeStoppers website at or by following @NYPDTips on Twitter.

All conversations are completely private.


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