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Myriad reports have confirmed that rapper Nipsey Hussle was shot a number of times outside his store in Hyde Park in South Los Angeles Sunday afternoon and was pronounced dead. Two others were also injured in the shooting where some are reporting that a number of shots were fired. Those names have not been released.
The shooting happened at around 3:20 p.m. on Slauson Avenue at Crenshaw, the Los Angeles Police Department told NBC Los Angeles.
Hussle was 33 and the father of two.
Police are hunting for the suspect, or suspects, a spokesperson told the station.
Hussle was shot outside The Marathon Clothing Company, his shop.
shortly before he was shot, Hussle tweeted this cryptic tweet:
“Having strong enemies is a blessing.”
Police have said that the gunman or gunmen are on the run.