Rico as seen on the war between Barksdale Organization & Omar's crew
|First appearance||"Ebb Tide" (Episode 2.01)|
|Last appearance||"Back Burners" (Episode 3.07)|
|Reason/Cause||Murdered by Snoop|
|Date of Death||November 7th 2004|
|Portrayed by||Rico Whelchel|
Rico is a member of the Barksdale Organization portrayed by Rico Whelchel.
Rico was a soldier in the Barksdale organization, usually seen acting as security at the funeral home they use as a base of operations.
He is playing video games with Perry when Omar Little robs a Barksdale stash house he was supposed to be keeping secure, and was involved in the subsequent shootout. He is then assigned to provide security for Poot Carr's corner because of the turf war with Marlo Stanfield. Rico is killed in a drive-by shooting by Stanfield soldier Snoop against Poot's corner.
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