1 Dead, 3 Wounded During Nipsey Hussle Funeral Procession, As ‘Senseless’ Violence Continues
One person died and three others were wounded during the 25 mile funeral procession for beloved LA rapper and activist Nipsey Hustle, as it wound its way through Los Angeles Thursday. Earlier in the day, 21,000 fans and supporters filled The Staples Center for his memorial.
“We must stop this,” tweeted Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore, “Victims are 3 Male Blacks and 1 Female Black – ages from 30-50 years old,” Moore said. “Tragically one is deceased.”
“Suspects in gray Hyundai fired on the victims,” he tweeted. The LAPD later clarified that the shooting happened three blocks from the procession route.
In the midst of this procession we have a multi-4 Shooting at 103 St and Main St.
Victims are 3 Male Blacks and 1 Female Black – ages from 30-50 years old. Tragically one is deceased.
Suspects in gray Hyundai fired on the victims.
We must stop this senseless violence.
— Chief Michel Moore (@LAPDChiefMoore) April 12, 2019