Combs has adamantly maintained he had nothing to do with Tupac’s homicide. He was on the Vibe Journal celebration on the museum the evening Biggie was killed, and so they left on the identical time, Combs moving into his automotive, a white Suburban, and Biggie settling into the passenger seat of a inexperienced Suburban being pushed by Gregory “G-Cash” Younger. Junior M.A.F.I.A.‘s James “Lil’ Caesar” Lloyd and Damien “D-Rock” Butler have been within the again seat.
“As we have been driving, [from] my automotive], I heard photographs ring out,” Combs said in an interview on March 28, 1997, his first time talking out after his good friend’s demise. “At first I simply thought it was somebody taking pictures within the air, and simply human response I instantly ducked…All people in my automotive ducked down. Then I heard someone yell, ‘They shot at Biggie’s automotive.'” He shook his head.
“After which I simply jumped out of my automotive and I ran on to his automotive, and all of the doorways have been open. He was hunched over and I used to be simply there, I used to be talkin’ to him, and the safety officer that was driving my car, I advised him to only soar in [Biggie’s] car and simply attempt to rush him to the hospital. And that is what we did.”
Wallace was pronounced lifeless at 1:15 a.m. at Cedars-Sinai Medical Heart, which is lower than two miles away from the museum. A minimum of seven witnesses contributed to a police sketch artist’s detailed drawing of the shooter.