Nicholas Davis, aka "Infamous," one of five charged in crack deal ending in murder (3)

Back on May 19, we told you about a shooting at the Quality Inn near I-70 and Peoria. At the time of our original report, the cops weren't confirming that the incident, which left one man dead, was a murder.

Now, however, prosecutors have charged four men and one woman -- including Nicholas Davis, seen here -- in relation a slaying that a police report on view below says was motivated by an argument over a crack cocaine deal involving a man nicknamed Messiah and suspects with handles such as Thrill, Snoop and Infamous. Continue for photos and the vivid details.

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