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Police arrest 21-year-old suspect for brutal highway murder of rapper Mo3

Update: Police arrest 21-year-old suspect for brutal highway murder of rapper Mo3

An arrest has been made in connection with the fatal shooting of Dallas rapper Mo3 in November.

The Dallas Police Department arrested 21-year-old Kewon Dontrell White on Wednesday December 9, for the 28-year-old rapper’s death, whose real name was Melvin Noble.

He was indicted on a charge of possession of a firearm by a conviction felon, according to federal court documents seen by The News.

An arrest warrant affidavit obtained by the newspaper states that a witness told police about White’s alleged role after cops released images of the moments leading up to the gunfire.

In the photos, the gunman is seen wearing a ski mask.

On November 11 around noon, Mo3, whose real name is Melvin Noble, was traveling northbound on Interstate 35 between Illinois Avenue and Clarendon Drive, when a car pulled up next to him and someone shot into his vehicle.

The rapper reportedly lost control of the vehicle and hit a concrete barrier. He then ran out of his car but the gunman followed him and shot him on the back of his head.

He was transported to a hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries, CBS affiliate reported.

Mo3 was on his way to film a movie when he was shot, his manager, Brandon Rainwater told a local CBS affiliate.

Another motorist was hit by a stray bullet during the shooting and hospitalized in stable condition.

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