5:15 PM — Nipsey Hussle died of his injuries. He was 33.
Nipsey Hussle and two other people were shot this afternoon outside of a clothing store owned by the rapper.
The Blast has confirmed that Hussle was one of the people shot outside The Marathon Clothing, which is located on the 3400 block of Slauson Avenue in the Hyde Park area of Los Angeles.
The LAPD says the shooting occurred at 3:20 PM local time. The three victims were transported to a local hospital where two of them are in stable condition and one of them has passed away. It is unclear if that person is Nipsey.
Police say the alleged suspect fled in a vehicle.
Homicide investigators are currently on the scene.
The rapper tweeted not long before the shooting allegedly happened, cryptically writing, “Having strong enemies is a blessing.”
Having strong enemies is a blessing.
— THA GREAT (@NipseyHussle) March 31, 2019
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