He fired one shot and the bullet travelled through Masters' left arm, into his side and lodged in the spinal canal. The reason why Killer Beez gang president Josh Masters was shot by his former best friend remains a mystery 28 April 2020 Akustino Tae pleaded guilty to an amended charge of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, at a special hearing of the High Court at Auckland this morning. Masters, in his early 40's, allegedly used smuggled mobile phones to conduct gang business and arrange the supply of drugs into prison – and a large quantity of drugs were found in his cell. Killer Beez president Josh Masters shot at an Auckland motorbike shop has woken up from a coma. Killer Beez gang president Joshua Masters has been left paralysed and will need caregiver assistance for the rest of his life after he was shot by a rival gang member. Killer Beez members are commonly referred to as Killer(s) or simply as KB by those closely associated with the gang.. The former best friend of Killer Beez gang president Josh Masters has admitted shooting him in broad daylight. An arrest warrant has been issued for high-profile Killer Beez gang president Josh Masters after he failed to appear in court today. For that reason, and others such as the saved time and expense of a trial, as well as Masters refusing to be a witness, the Crown accepted the offer and Tae pleaded guilty in April 2020, almost 12 months to the day since he gunned down Masters. With Masters lying on the ground defenceless, Tae kept […] Killer Beez Prez Josh Masters left paralysed after former friend Akustino Tae attack Mystery surrounds Tae's motivation for shooting Masters, as neither spoke to the police. • From Harley Davidson to wheelchair: The inside story of Josh Masters' downfall• Killer Beez boss left paralysed after best friend shoots him• Patching over: Mongrel Mob leader's brother, nephew join rival Comanchero• Gangs of New Zealand: Why gang numbers spiked by 50 per cent• Inside the gang tensions which brought Tauranga to a standstill• How a Sydney airport brawl changed NZ's gang scene forever• The rise and fall of Josh Masters and the Killer Beez• Inside the comedy of errors in NZ's biggest drug bust. More than 100 police took part in the Operation Leo raids around Otara and Papatoetoe with the armed offenders squad also involved in … But she argued Tae deserved significant discounts for his guilty plea, his dysfunctional background outlined in a cultural report, and his genuine remorse. Okusitino Tae, 40, was sentenced this morning in the High Court after pleading guilty last month to a charge of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm. Police seized about $500,000 worth of meth and cannabis, $20,000 cash, a large amount of stolen property, and motorcycles and cars under the Proceeds of Crime Act. Killer Beez president Josh Masters has been left paralysed after a bullet fired by his former best friend lodged in his spinal cord. KILLER BEEZ (Auckland) BEEZ STING - DOCUMENTARY - Duration: 14:07. They were founded in 2003, as a large rogue street gang in Otara, as a spin-off of the larger "Tribesmen" gang.. Playing next. Archived. The rapper tapped into US hip hop culture to grow an army - the Killer Beez. Joshua James Masters head of the Killer Beez gang. Joshua James Masters head of the Killer Beez gang. Gangsters' code of silence after man shoots Killer Beez boss Josh Masters John Weekes Reporter from Manukau Courier Okusitino Tae entered the dock shortly after 9am, a … Posted by Land Bike Wednesday, 7 May 2008 Investigation head detective inspector John Tims says the arrests are the culmination of a six-month investigation targeting the Killer Beez and Tribesmen gangs. Josh Masters runs Killer Beez gang from prison | Stuff.co.nz But less than 12 months after being released from prison, Masters lay in a hospital paralysed and one of his closest friends was accused of putting him there, Jared Savage reports. The pair became friends in 1998 selling cannabis together and Tae said Masters "always looked after me, protected me, had my back. Luke Appleby, 1 NEWS Digital Reporter • Source: 1 NEWS. Killer Beez president Josh Masters has been left paralysed after a bullet fired by his former best friend lodged in his spinal cord. JOSH MASTERS (Killa Beez) Interview On "Campbell Live" Tyshawn Cyril.