Averill J. Davenport , also known by stage name as, General Reezy , was an American local Rapper in the city of Philadelphia who died in a drive-by shooting.    For years he motivated his community with his talents and became a sought after act at many venues.  
Reezy had prior convictions for drug- and gun-related counts, according to court records. In 2007, he was found not guilty of murder after being accused of shooting a 46-year-old man outside a North Philadelphia bar. 
His most recent case was a 2014 guilty plea to drug counts, for which he was sentenced to 11½ to 23 months in prison, records show. 
In The Media
On August 8th, 2018 at around 9:50 p.m., while being outside with a crowd near his neighborhood, Reezy and several other people were directly shot at during a drive-by shooting. Several people were shot and injured. Reezy and another woman were both shot in the chest and transported to the nearby hospital.  
According to a police summary of Wednesday’s incident, investigators believe shots were fired by someone in a gray or silver van traveling west on Huntingdon and then south on 12th. 12 shots were fired from an AK-47 or similar-style assault rifle. Police believe that one weapon was used, Ryan said, but that two people were in the van.