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Captain Barkey and Female Companion Shot Dead Outside Bronx Hotel

Writer : Caribbean E-Magazine on Saturday, October 13, 2012 | 9:36 PM

Veteran deejay, Wayne ‘Captain Barkey’ Hamilton was shot and killed outside a Bronx motel in New York on Saturday along with a female companion, Tracy Bennett.

According to the New York Police Department (NYPD), Captain Barkey and 38-year-old Tracy Bennett were fatally shot by Bennett’s ex-boyfriend at the Holiday Motel.
Reports are that Bennett recently filed a restraining order against her ex-boyfriend before the shooting. However, at 3 a.m. on Saturday, witnesses and law enforcement officials stated that both victim were about to leave the motel in Bennett’s white Toyota Camry when the gunman sprinted out of the darkness and shot them.
Victim Tracy Bennett

According to the Daily News, "Hamilton hopped from the passenger seat and tried to escape the hail of bullets that cut him down just outside the motel office".

"The suspect then turned his pistol on the weeping Bennett as she stood next to her parked sedan, its motor still running," the newspaper report added.

One Witness reports
“I heard [her] plead for [her] life and then heard gunshots,” “She was begging,” said Keshia Barrett, 36, who was heard the mayhem from her bed.
The scene of the deadly shooting outside the Holiday Motel in The Bronx
Captain Barkey gained fame in 1996 with hit song Go Go Wine, which he composed in 1996. Solo-wise, Barkey penned efforts such as Anti Christ, Bun Fi Bun and Gun while his partnership with Wickerman produced singles like Wicked and Style Style Captain.
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