3 Shot, Including Rapper Nipsey Hussle Outside Clothing Store In South LA


LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Three men were shot, including rapper Nipsy Hussle, outside Hussle's clothing store in South Los Angeles, according to authorities and media reports.

It happened in the 3400 block of Slauson Avenue, near the intersection with Victoria Avenue, authorities said.

Two of the men were in stable condition and one was in grave condition, Los Angeles police Officer Mike Lopez and Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey said.

The shooting was in front of Marathon Clothing Company, a store opened by Hussle in 2017, sources said.

One of the victims reportedly was 33-year-old rapper Nipsey Hussle, whose real name is Ermias Asghedon.

Hussle is from the Crenshaw neighborhood and has worked on music with members of both the Crips and Blood gang sets, TMZ reported.

There's no word yet on Hussle's condition.

A motive for the shooting was unknown.

No suspect description was immediately available.

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