"Mac Dre Day" Leads to Gunfire



A "Mac Dre Day" celebration over the weekend marking the birthday of murdered Vallejo rapper Mac Dre (born Andrew Hicks) lead to gunfire after police shot a man, according to the Oakland Tribune. About 1,000 to 1,500 people gathered at the North Vallejo Park on Saturday night to celebrate Dre's birthday. He was murdered in 2004 and would have turned forty on July 5. Police were patrolling the area, heard gunfire, then opened fire on a man running away from the scene with a gun. The man was injured but not killed.