Lamar Canady (American rapper), better known by his stage name Cee Wee 3, who was affiliated with the West Coast Crips was fatally shot at a barbershop (Official Cutz) he opened three months ago which is located on 54th St. and Redwood Street in the Oak Park neighborhood of Mid City in San Diego, California.
On friday the 9th, 2014 around 11:30 in the morning an unknown assailant, walked inside the barbershop and open fire without warning. Cee Wee 3 was shot multiple times, then the suspect fled the scene. By the time San Diego police arrived at the barbershop they found the lifeless body of Lamar Canady.
A large angry crowd of the community developed outside of the barbershop, emotions exploded as many residents became hostile towards the news media and police officers. Police describe the shooter as being a dark-skinned Male sporting dark clothes with a Baseball cap. Lamar Canady (Cee Wee 3) was 32 years old at the time of his death he left behind four children including a baby girl.
Barbershop Shooting Update
On Aug 27, two men were arrested in connection with the murder of Lamar Canady. 38-year-old Ian Patrick Guthrie was booked without bail into the San Diego central jail by the FBI, homicide, gang and SWAT units.
Despite, having a clean background he was arrested without bail and is scheduled to face a judge this Friday. ,47-year-old Peter Johnson, was booked into Kansas City Headquarters Detention Unit and is awaiting extradition, according to San Diego police and ABC 10 News.
A Vigil (stop the violence) was held for Lamar Canady a.k.a. Cee Wee 3 which included family, friends and a San Diego council member Myrtle Cole. A Memorial outside of the barbershop features a balloon, bouquets of flowers and nearly 100 lighted candles.
A family member of Cee Wee 3 say his death might be linked to the date of the shooting (May 9).
May 9, is known as Hoova Day, a day associated with gang retribution, meaning where Bloods go hunting for Crips (retaliation). On May 19, Police released photos and video footage of the alleged gunman in the fatal barbershop shooting death of Lamar Canady
- Police release Video Footage of the Suspect in the barbershop killing
- ABC 10 News: Vigil held for father of 4 who was gunned down at his Oak Park barbershop
- Siccness.net: San Diego Rapper Cee Wee 3 Fatally Shot