Rapper Nipsey Hussle, who was shot and killed on Sunday night outside his Los Angeles clothing store, is remembered to give back to his community. Activists, community leaders and neighbors gathered outside the store Monday to mourn. (April 1)
Rapper Nipsey Hussle died from gunshot wounds of head and torso, said Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner Coroner Monday.
The rapper's autopsy was completed Monday, and his death was certified a murder.
Hussle, the 33-year-old rapper whose real name was Ermias Asghedom, was shot several times outside his southern Los Angeles clothing store, The Marathon Clothing, around 3:20 pm PDT Sunday and pronounced death in the hospital.
By Monday, hundreds of people had gathered in front of the store to pay their respect. A memorial of candles, flowers and paintings took shape, and some of Hussle's songs blew through speakers.
As Hussle's murderer continues, Tuesday morning, police chief Michel R. Moore will "tackle the violence of the city of Los Angeles and there will be an update on the murder investigation of Nipsey Hussle," according to LAPDs. Homepage.
Meanwhile, a confab Hussle had requested with the Los Angeles Police Commission how to stop gang violence previously fixed for Monday being relocated to the rapper's honor, Steve Soboroff, President of the Commission, told NBC News and ABC News. USA TODAY has reached the office of the Commissioner.
Earlier Monday, Soboroff revealed that he and Moore had a Monday meeting scheduled with Hussle and Jay-Z's record label Roc Nation, "to talk about ways he could help stop gang violence and help us help children," tweeted he. "I'm so sorry." We ( @ LAPDChiefMoore and I) met at the request of @NipseyHussle with him and @rocnation @rocnation ] tomorrow at 4 pm talking about ways he could help stop gang violence and help us help the kids. I'm so sad https://t.co/rcGtvw9c6L
– Steve Soboroff (@SteveSoboroff) April 1, 2019