Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Veteran musician Toko Tasi dead at 45 after shooting in Long Beach, California

Veteran musician Toko Tasi  is dead. He died after he was shot Saturday in Long Beach, California, authorities said Monday.

The Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner said that an autopsy on Tasi, 45, whose real name was Tasi Malaki, is pending, People reported.

Police in Long Beach Sunday said that a probe has been launched into the killing, in which Tasi was shot in the upper torso, and pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials said that a man was seen leaving the scene of the shooting, and that investigators 'believe there was a dispute between the victim and suspect that subsequently resulted in the shooting.'