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Rapper Nipsey Hussle fatally shot in Los Angeles: report

Posted: 8:23 PM, Mar 31, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-31 22:22:12-04

Rapper Nipsey Hussle was fatally shot in Los Angeles on Sunday, local media reports.

Nipsey Hussle (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/Getty Images)

The shooting occurred outside The Marathon Clothing Company, which Hussle owns, in the Hyde Park neighborhood around 3:20 p.m., the LA Times reported . The victims were all outside in the parking lot at the time of the shooting, police said.

On Sunday Hussle tweeted "Having strong enemies is a blessing."

He was nominated for Best Rap Album at this year's Grammy Awards. Hussle was 33.

The Los Angeles Police Department tweeted one person was killed and two others were injured in the shooting. One of the injured victims did not go to the hospital for treatment.

Police said the shooter is a man. They are canvassing the area for the gunman.

"This doesn’t make any sense! My spirit is shaken by this! Dear God may His spirit Rest In Peace and May You grant divine comfort to all his loved ones! I’m so sorry this happened to you," Rihanna tweeted.