Grammy-nominated rapper (Nipsey Hussle) shot, killed and police looking for answers.
Nipsey Hussle, the respected rapper who earned a Grammy nomination this year and was deeply respected in South Los Angeles, has died, He was 33. Hussle, whose real name is Ermias Asghedom, was born on Aug. 15, 1985, in the Crenshaw neighborhood of south Los Angeles.
The LA Police Department says they are looking for the man who fled the scene after shooting of rapper Nipsey Hussle, as well as searching for witnesses that may provide clues.
The 33-year-old rapper, was shot multiple times outside his South Los Angeles apparel store, around 3:20 p.m. PDT and pronounced dead at the hospital.
On Monday, the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner officially determined Hussle died from gunshot wounds of the head and torso, and the rapper’s dead was certified a homicide. Two other men were shot along with him but survived; one is in stable condition while the other refused treatment for a “minor graze wound.
Our hearts are with the loved ones of Nipsey Hussle and everyone touched by this awful tragedy.