PHILADELPHIA, PA Friday Jun.17.2005 /netmusiccountdown.com/ -- Cassidy is wanted for murder.

MTV.com reports that Cassidy (whose real name is Barry Reese) is wanted for the murder of a 22-year-old man who died at a shooting on April 15. An arrest warrant was issued for Cassidy on June 8, and the rapper's attorney said his client will turn himself in to Philadelphia police today, June 17.

A police spokesperson told MTV that Cassidy will be charged with conspiracy, weapons possession and homicide.

Police say that Cassidy and two other men got into an argument with three other men in northwest Philadelphia. Cassidy and the two men with him allegedly fired on the others (who were reportedly unarmed) with .45 and .40 caliber handguns, 9mm pistols, AK47 assault rifles and 7.62 mm rifles. One man died from a gunshot wound in his back. The other two were treated at a Philadelphia hospital for gunshot wounds.

A warrant was also issued for Abdul West, who police say was one of the shooters involved. The third shooter has not been identified yet.

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