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Proof’s Estate Sued by Family of Shooting Victim

Proof.jpgAccording to an Associated Press report, the family of Keith Bender has filed a wrongful death suit against the estate of the late Detroit rapper Proof, who police say shot Bender before being killed by Bender’s cousin. According to the suit, which was filed yesterday (May 1) in Michigan’s Wayne County Circuit Court by Bender’s mother and wife, Proof “violently assaulted and battered [Bender], culminating with the infliction of a gunshot injury that caused the death of Mr. Bender.” The suit also alleges that Proof was known to carry weapons and had “violent propensities.” No specific monetary damages were listed on the suit.

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