Chief Of Police Reports Increase In Violence Leading Up To Rapper's Death

On Monday, fans of rapper Nipsey Hussle held a tribute at the same place where he was shot and killed just days before.

Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore also announced that Sunday's shooting had ended a week-long surge of violence in the city.

"Since last Sunday 26 victims have been shot & 10 homicides—that's 36 families left picking up the pieces," he tweeted.

The rapper was originally scheduled to meet with the Chief of Police and the Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners on Monday. According to the Los Angeles Times, the View Park-Windsor Hills neighborhood where he was killed ranks around the middle of the violent crime rate in Los Angeles.

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