NBC News has reported that Nipsey Hussle has been identified as the victim who has died after a fatal shooting took place outside of the rapper’s store in Los Angeles Sunday afternoon.
As previously reported, the Victory Lapemcee was shot in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Los Angeles outside of his clothing store along with two other victims.
Graphic shots on social media display law enforcement attempting to revive a man who appears to be wounded in the head with a towel covering his face. The victim was wearing the same outfit that Nipsey was spotted wearing just moments before in a photo with a young fan.
Prior to the shooting, the rapper tweeted out an eerie message writing “
Witnesses report seeing one man flee in a vehicle after the shooting.
Nipsey, born Ermias Asghedom, is survived by his longtime girlfriend Lauren London, his children, and a legion of fans and supporters within the hip-hop community and beyond. Our deepest sympathies, thoughts and prayers are with Nipsey’s family and team at this time.