Watching the murdered rapper became violent on Monday, leaving a man stabbed and injured.
Harrison Hill, USA TODAY
LOS ANGELES – Memorial created in honor of the life and legacy of the murdered rapper and activist of the Nipsey Hussle community, became violent Monday night.
Hundreds of fans gathered in front of Grammy-nominated Southern Los Angeles clothing store a day after Hussell was shot in the same place. But with the fall of the night, violence broke out and people were trampled as they fled.
One person was stabbed and six other people were injured for unknown reasons.
US reporter TODAY witnessed a male victim lying on the ground with a woman who appeared to have been stabbed.
First respondents transported 19 injured. People with at least two critically injured, Los Angeles firefighters Margaret Stewart told US Today.
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LAFD said it reported shooting that arrived at 8:14 PST, although the police later said there was no evidence of shots. Stuart says there is no evidence of gunshot wounds, and most of the injuries were insignificant and related to the crowd
Earlier, ABC7 reporter Veronica Mirac wrote that "HUGE Thumbs People thought they heard something breaking or heard a loud noise and started running."
The police quickly began trying to "restore order" and asked the gathered to leave the area, but from 9: 30 PST tension on the ground remains high among those who are left and the police who force people to and Some have gathered to throw bottles at the police in anger and disappointment. More: Why Nipsey Hussle's Loss Is So Bad
"Our men and women are on stage make every effort to protect all attendees of Nipsey Hussle's vigil, "the Los Angeles Police Department On Monday night. "Witnesses' reports do not look accurate, we have injured in chaos and we are trying to restore order."
The LAPD Public Information Service Josh Rubenstein estimates that 300 to 400 people have gathered in front of Hughes's store to they lamented the rapper earlier in the evening.
People gather to mourn for rapper Nipsi Hussel, 33, on April 1, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Rihanna, Bruno Mars, more sorrowful loss of Nipsey Hussle Celebrities React: Hussle, 33 – the current rapper, whose real name is Ermias Ashedom, was shot several times before the clothing store around 3:20 AM PDT Sunday and declared dead at the hospital. The rapper's autopsy was completed on Monday, and his death was certified as a murder. Police identify suspected 29-year-old Los Angeles resident Eric Holder on Monday night.
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