Rapper Nipsey Hussle has died after being shot outside his clothing company in Los Angeles.
Rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed outside his clothing store in the Hyde Park neighborhood of South Los Angeles Sunday, while two other people were also injured, NBC News reported.
The shooting occurred at approximate 3:20 p.m. in the 3400 block of Slauson Avenue, Mike Lopez of the Los Angeles Police Department said. Lopez said that it was an ongoing investigation, no one had been detained and the suspect or suspects remained at large.
The shooting took place outside The Marathon Clothing Company, a clothing store owned by Hussle. The rapper was one of the three people shot, and Nipsey Hussle was pronounced dead at the hospital, sources told NBC4.
LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers tweeted at the rapper with a prayer emoji.
😥😥😥😥😥😥‼️‼️‼️‼️ So so SAD man!! DAMN man this hurt.
— LeBron James (@KingJames) April 1, 2019
Our hearts go out to the family, friends and fans of #NipseyHustle. Not only was Nipsey a famed rapper, he extended his impact in the community as a philanthropist and activist. pic.twitter.com/ZCUKMPtZQ8
— You Power Purpose Inc. (@YouPowerPurpose) April 1, 2019
Damn. R.I.P Nipsey pic.twitter.com/VLJr4bMJ47
— QÍÊŠÊŸ 🌹 (@MarqieseTashawn) April 1, 2019
This is so tragic. Nipsey reinvested in his community, only to be killed right there. Sending love and light to Lauren London, his children, and his family. pic.twitter.com/EUQ7mBvjzg
— Britni Danielle (@BritniDWrites) April 1, 2019
Gone too soon. Thoughts and prayers to Nipsey's family 🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/m8XtO8l5Nu
— Complex (@Complex) April 1, 2019