The man who shot
Freekey Zeekey and helped kill an associate was convicted yesterday in a New
30, was found guilty of assault, attempted robbery, gun charges and second-degree
murder. Zeekey’s associate Eric Mangrum was killed in the shootout.
Dillon faces 25
years to life.
the case argued that robbery was the motive after a minor fender bender escalated
into a shootout in April of 2003.
While Zeekey testified
during the trial, he never identified Dillon as the shooter. He did say he believed
he was shot by a man wearing a green jacket.
a video of Dillon and some associates, who were taped the day of the shooting.
Dillon was wearing a green jacket.
Dillon had argued
that he was attempting to break the escalating altercation up, but a videotape
that captured part of the shooting helped seal his fate.
Two other men are
In a jailhouse
interview, Zeekey revealed that he would take care of Mangrum’s daughter.
Mangrum had celebrated his daughter’s birthday shortly before he was gunned
thing I would take back is having my man E [Eric Mangrum] in the wrong place
at the wrong time, which led to his last day,” Zeekey told AllHipHop.com.
“Shout out to his daughter, when I get out, I got you. Wish it could have
been sooner, don’t worry the Lord works in mysterious easy, Lil Mama.
Plus everything happens for a reason. Everything else I would leave the same,
the trials and tribulations I’ve been through didn’t do anything,
but make me stronger.”
is currently incarcerated, serving three years on an unrelated charge.
The rapper is working
on an album and movie, which he authored.