From NBC New York, where you can read the full story:
Brooklyn rappers Sheff G and Sleepy Hallow, who police said are members of the Crips gang, allegedly helped carry out violence against rival gangs in Flatbush in Crown Heights. They were among 32 people charged Tuesday in a 140-count indictment, as the district attorney’s office said the gang is linked to 12 shootings and a murder that was caught on camera.
Police said the group had reach from Brooklyn to Manhattan to New Jersey, with members ordering, orchestrating and wreaking havoc across the area.
Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez said that Sheff G used some of the money he earned from his songs to “help facilitate further gang activity,” including encouraging gang members to participate in violent crimes.
One of those violent acts includes a mass shooting in Brooklyn in which one person was killed and five others were injured. The suspects allegedly pulled up in a car and started firing at members of a rival gang, sending people running down the street, away from the gunfire.
DA Gonzalez said Sheff G ordered the hit — and then as a reward ordered up a fancy dinner at a Manhattan steak house.