(Gossip-Grind News) Bay Area Rapper The Jacka Shot And Killed In East Oakland:
Bay Area rapper Dominic “The Jacka” Newton was shot and killed Monday night. Neighbors reported hearing gunshots around 8:15 p.m. near the corner of MacArthur Boulevard and 94th Avenue, and police responded to the scene soon after.
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. (KPIX)