UPDATE #4: At 8:08 p.m., NBC News reported that Nipsey Hussle was pronounced dead at the age of thirty-three years old. The other two men injured in the shooting are reportedly in “serious condition.”
The Grammy nominated rapper, business owner and philanthropist is survived by his children and significant other, Lauren London. Our thoughts and prayers are with the friends and loved ones of those involved in this tragic incident.
UPDATE #3 7:32PM EST
Law enforcement sources tell TMZ … 3 people were shot at Nipsey’s store, and one of those people just died at the hospital. It’s unclear if that person is Nipsey. We’re being told that one man fled in a vehicle after the shooting.
UPDATE #2 7:30 EST
prayers up for Nipsey Hussle ???????? pic.twitter.com/tWkurEtjrx
— PMW HIPHOP (@pmwhiphopcom) March 31, 2019
UPDATE #1 7:27PM EST
Via Stefani Samac:
#NipseyHussle being shot is real news everybody. Yes, I’m at the crime scene right now. What you need to know is he has been taken by paramedics but is not responding. It looks bad guys, but have your prayers up for him so he can win this battle! Nobody deserves this.
— Stefani Samac (@samacstefani) March 31, 2019
According to multiple sources, Nipsey Hussle has reportedly been shot 6 times outside of his ‘Marathon’ apparel store today in Los Angeles.
Multiple sources tell us the rapper was gunned down Sunday in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, south of the Crenshaw area. We’re told he was at his clothing store called the Marathon Clothing Company. He opened the place back in 2017. His condition is unknown at this point. Eyewitnesses in the area say they heard multiple shots fired
Just hours before the reported news, Nipsey took to Twitter to tweet this:
Having strong enemies is a blessing.
— THA GREAT (@NipseyHussle) March 31, 2019
The Crenshaw rapper had just started his own clothing company ‘Marathon Clothing’ and released his album ‘Victory Lap’ last year, all independently.
We will be continuously updating this article with any news that surfaces regarding Nipsey Hussle.