Dontay Banks, who performed as “DThang,” was killed in a chaotic scene at Club O, where “lots of weapons” were recovered early on June 07, 2021.
The brother of Chicago rapper Lil Durk was killed over the weekend in a shooting that also wounded a police officer at a strip club in south suburban Harvey.
Police were investigating if another fatal shooting hours later was possible retaliation.
Dontay Banks, who performed as “DThang,” was killed in a chaotic scene at Club O, where “multiple shots” were fired from multiple weapons early Sunday, according to Harvey spokeswoman Giavonni Nickson.
Shortly before Banks was shot, a Harvey police officer heard gunfire and noticed a person with a gun at the club at 17038 S Halsted St., Nickson said.
What was OTF DThang’s cause of death?
On Sunday (June 6) a TMZ report confirmed that Lil Durk’s older brother, OTF DThang passed away.
According to Cook County officials, DThang – real name Dontay Banks Jr. – was found deceased on the 7900 block of S. Loomis Blvd in Chicago.
There has been an assigned a case number for the investigation.
According to WGN9, DThang was shot outside of Club O in Harvey, Illinois at approximately 12:20 PM on Sunday (Jun 6).
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Prior to the shooting, a police officer noticed a patron with a handgun at the club DThang was shot outside of.
|Real Name||Dontay Banks Jr|
|Age||23-yrs old (As of 2021)|
|Birthday||November 1, 1996|
|Famous As||Brother of Lil Durk|
|Height||approx 5 feet 10 inches|
|Weight||approx 75 Kg|
|Body Stats||Will be updated|
|Biceps Size||Will be updated|
|Shoe Size||6 (US)|
|Net Worth||$2 million|
Some Facts on DThang
Lil Durk’s older brother OTF DThang was known as one of the top upcoming rappers in Chicago. Reports claimed that he sadly passed away on Sunday (June 6).
The 32-year-old rapper did not see as much commercial success as Lil Durk, but he had a strong passion for his art and his fans loved his music.
DThang is best known for his songs; Gzz Box, Bunny Hop, Caution, and Wilin 4 Respect.
His latest release was Play It Back, which was only released on Tuesday (Jun 1). The late rapper is set to have another song titled Play with my Heart to be released on Tuesday (Jun 8).
The late rapper has over 11,800 listeners on Spotify. His Instagram account also boasts over 160,000.
Lil Durk’s older brother OTF DThang’s death sent shockwaves around the world. The rapper received heartfelt tributes from his friends, loved ones and fellow artists.