A man with ties
to the rap world was arrested after a standoff in a Canarsie, Brooklyn New York
Tah" Moore, 32, was arrested yesterday after a standoff with police.
He was charged
with the shooting of Capt. Kenneth Girven in Harlem. Girven was shot in the
stomach, just below his bulletproof vest.
According to police
reports, the 34-year-old Girven was working in plainclothes and driving alone
in an unmarked police car on 154th street.
He told authorities
he saw two suspicious men and approached them. He identified himself as a police
officer and asked "What's up?"
A man popped out
from behind an SUV and shot at Girven three times, hitting him once. Girven
was conscious and radioed for backup.
won't leave those Murder Inc. boys alone," a source speaking on the condition
on anonymity told AllHipHop.com. "Tah Tah knew Preme, but his relationship
with Preme and Murder Inc. is being exaggerated. Preme wasn't into robbery."
The source said
that Tah Tah's connection aren't through Murder Inc. as reported, but through
Onyx rapper and actor Fredro Starr and Pepa from the best-selling female group,
"He was with
Fredro Starr almost everywhere he went when he wasn't out robbing people. That
dude would go through some serious paper. He blows it all on balling and then
looks for his next lick."
Moore has been
convicted in Queens and Brooklyn for weapons possession, drug dealing and vehicular
manslaughter. He was acquitted of second-degree murder in 1993.
Moore is also the
father of a child, Tyran, Jr., by Pepa.
In 50 Cent's song
"F*ck You," he raises the possibility that Tah Tah was the gunman
who shot him 9 times.
"50, who shot
ya/think it was Preme, Freeze or Tah, Tah?"
any of those dudes that shot 50," the source said. "It was a dude
named Hommo...and he's dead."
Moore has not
been charged with any crime as authorities are seeking to determine if he was
the triggerman or not.
He has sought the
legal counsel of pricey New York attorney, Marvin Kornberg.
Moore told police
he was gambling at the time of the shooting and according to reports, his story
has checked out, leaving the gunman at large.
Moore was also
looked into regarding the murder of Jam Master Jay, because of his height and