D12 member Proof was shot dead this morning (April 11th) at an after-hours nightclub on Detroitís Eight Mile Road. The rapper, real name DeShaun Holton, was 32.
His murder, which happened at the CCC club, has been confirmed by D12ís label, Interscope.
Proof, who shot to fame as part of Eminemís band D12 and featured in the movie "8 Mile", released his debut solo album "Searching for Jerry Garcia" last year.
ďMemorial service arrangements are still being made, and his friends and family would appreciate privacy during this difficult time,Ē Interscope spokesperson Dennis Dennehy said in a statement.
An argument at the CCC nightclub escalated into gunshots, resulting in two men being shot in the head. Detroit police have announced. Itís not known who the other victim is.
Proof was pronounced dead on arrival at St. John Conner Creek, Wende Berry, a spokeswoman for St. John Health System said.
Rumours have been circulating that D12ís Bizarre had also been injured in the incident, but Interscope records have confirmed he was not involved and was at home in Atlanta at the time.