(AllHipHop News) The long and tumultuous relationship between Death Row Records co-founders Suge Knight and Dr. Dre now includes another supposed confrontational story. Suge is now accusing Dre of conspiring to have him killed.
TMZ reports Knight’s lawyer Thaddeus Culpepper has filed legal documents claiming the person that shot his client at West Hollywood’s 1 OAK in 2014 was hired by Dre. The gunman allegedly confessed the legendary producer paid him and a friend $50,000 to carry out the hit.
The docs also include accusations that Los Angeles Sheriff’s Deputy Henry Boyd purposely allowed the shooter into the club and the Sheriff’s Department released the shooter from custody. Boyd was later questioned about the incident before resigning from the department.
There is allegedly surveillance video of Boyd letting the accused shooter into 1 Oak moments before Knight was shot. In addition, Culpepper is said to have video from LAX airport which supposedly shows Boyd helping the gunman flee the country.
Knight was shot during a Pre-VMA party hosted by Chris Brown. There were rumors at the time that Brown may have been the attended target, but the Sheriff’s Department confirmed the shooter was aiming for Suge.
As of press time, Dr. Dre has not publicly addressed Suge Knight’s allegations that he hired a hitman with the intent of having Knight killed.