The rapper was gunned down outside of his clothing store Marathon Clothing Company in Hyde Park, Los Angeles early Sunday evening. Hussle, 33, whose real name was Ermias Ashgedom, was rushed to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. Currently, two other men also shot outside the store are in serious condition and the assailant remains at large after fleeing the scene in a vehicle.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the friends of the family of Nipsey Hussle. Stay tuned for more details as the story develops.
BREAKING: Rapper Nipsey Hussle has been pronounced dead at the hospital after being shot outside his clothing company in south Los Angeles, multiple law enforcement sources familiar with the incident tell @NBCNews. https://t.co/IY2Np29zFm – @anblanx
— NBC News (@NBCNews) April 1, 2019