Nipsey Hussle, the Grammy-nominated rapper was killed in a shooting outside his clothing store in Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon, as per the sources of law enforcement. Two other men were shot, and a suspect remained at large.Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Crisis Response Team confirmed the news on Sunday night said, “Today we lost a great musician, Nipsey Hussle.” It said it was “consoling and offering support to the family.”
Police sources have said that Hussle was shot multiple times in the parking lot at Marathon Clothing on West Slauson Avenue in South Los Angeles.Los Angeles police Lt. Chris Martinez said the incident took place at 3:25 p.m. and he was pronounced dead at a hospital. One of the other men was being treated at a hospital, and the third man declined treatment.A couple of hours before the incident, Hussle whose real name was Ermias Ashgedom tweeted “Having strong enemies is a blessing”.
No other information was immediately available, but just a couple of hours before, Hussle had tweeted, “Having strong enemies is a blessing.”Los Angeles Police Commissioner Steve Soboroff said on Sunday night that he and the Police Chief Michael Moore had been scheduled to meet with Hussle and representatives of Roc Nation, Jay-Z’s entertainment agency and production company on MondayThe meeting was scheduled to”talk about ways he could help stop gang violence and help us help kids.”Soboroff said on Twitter”I’m so very sad”.
A large crowd of people, many of them crying, gathered at the scene on Sunday as police and media helicopters whirred overhead.The engineer and director known as Megatron, Matthew Talley of Denver was one of the people present at the scene.“It ain’t just Los Angeles. He was an inspiration that was bigger than Los Angeles,” Talley said. “You see all these people out here? …Talley said, “He was really cool, He was a dope individual every time I met him.”
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