Jack Harlow’s DJ Charged in Connection to Fatal Shooting at Louisville Nightclub (UPDATE)

Ronnie Tyshon O’Bannon has been indicted for his alleged role in the May 1 shooting, which resulted in the death of a bartender named Kasmira Nash.

UPDATED 5/12, 5:45 p.m. ET: Jack Harlow addressed the shooting in a post on his Instagram Stories. 

“My heart is broken by the events that occurred over Derby weekend. My heart breaks for Kasmira, her children, and everyone else touched by this tragic death,” he wrote. “My heart breaks for my city, a place that’s been through too much pain already.”

Harlow added that he’s “been in touch with Kasmira’s family during this unimaginably painful time,” and is “grateful to them for keeping the lines of communication open.”

O’Bannon went on to request for a judge to reduce his $500,000 bond to $50K, saying he isn’t a flight risk and that he acted out of self-defense.

“He was attacked twice,” O’Bannon’s attorney Steve Romines said. “He was attacked with a bottle first and split his head open. Then he didn’t respond, and then he was subsequently attacked again. They were threatening to kill him. He’s being told, ‘we’re going to kill you,’ so he was 100 percent privileged to act in self defense.”

No ruling on the bond request has yet been made.

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Jack Harlow’s DJ has been indicted for his alleged role in a deadly nightclub shooting in Louisville, Kentucky, earlier this month.

According to NBC affiliate WAVE 3, Ronnie Tyshon O’Bannon—aka Ronnie Lucciano—has been charged with murder and tampering with physical evidence in connection to a May 1 shooting at Vibes Restaurant and Ultra Lounge, where Harlow was celebrating Kentucky Derby weekend.

The incident, which was partially caught on camera, resulted in the death of 37-year-old Kasmira Nash, who was working as a Vibes bartender when she was shot. Responding officers reportedly found Nash dead at the scene, and a second man who had sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

Cell phone footage of the shooting shows Harlow next to a stage when an altercation apparently breaks out between a woman and man. Gunshots are heard seconds later, and patrons are seen flocking toward the exit. Authorities have not provided any details on what may have lead to the shooting, but sources told WHAS 11 that Nash had confronted O’Bannon about his alleged involvement in a 2020 shooting that killed her friend Torre Cortez Foree.

“I think [Nash] may have reached out, hit him or something physical happened, but he shot her,” said Nash’s friend Brittany Black, who claimed to have received calls from others who witnessed the May 1 shooting. “He shot her in a club in front of hundreds of people and he walked right out as if nothing had happened.”

O’Bannon’s bond has been set at $500,000, and he’s expected to be arraigned Monday.

Harlow has not publicly commented on the shooting, but is scheduled to headline Preakness Live this Saturday alongside 2 Chainz and D-Nice.

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