Rapper Nipsey Hussle Shot Dead Outside His Clothing Store

Police outside The Marathon clothing store owned by Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle. Photograph Mark Ralston
Police outside The Marathon clothing store owned by Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle.

American rapper Nipsey Hussle, real names, Airmiess Joseph Asghedom, 33 years was shot dead along with two other people who were in critical condition in hospital last night while a suspect remained at large.

Nipsey Hussle was killed in a triple shooting outside his LA clothes shop last night just hours after posting a cryptic message about his “enemies” on social media.

Nipsey Hussle shot dead
Nipsey Hussle shot dead

Before the shooting outside his Marathon Clothing store in South Los Angeles, Nipsey went to his social media and posted about his “strong enemies” on Twitter.

“Having strong enemies is a blessing.” he twitted.

Police outside The Marathon clothing store owned by Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle.
Police outside The Marathon clothing store owned by Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle.

An LAPD statement on Twitter said:

“At approximately 3:20pm (11:20BST) there was a shooting reported in the area of Slauson Ave and Crenshaw Blvd. 3 victims were transported to a local hospital where one was pronounced deceased.”

“The suspect in the shooting is described as a male black & LAPD South Bureau Homicide is conducting an investigation to locate him and anyone else involved.” they added.

Police outside The Marathon clothing store owned by Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle. Photograph Mark Ralston
Police outside The Marathon clothing store owned by Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle.