Suge Knight is back on LAPD’s radar tonight after learning the Death Row founder was involved in a man’s death after a hit and run. Find out the details that led them on a hunt for Suge tonight…
Earier today, there was a fatal hit and run in Compton. And, based on a report from KTLA News, the fatal accident may involve Suge Knight after he had an altercation on the set of a video production:
Witnesses at the scene told KTLA they saw Knight working on a video production in Compton where TMZ reported the Death Row Records founder got into a fight with crew members and then ran over a bystander.
Video posted to Instagram by witnesses showed an ambulance and fire engine on scene.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department only confirmed that two pedestrians were struck and one killed in a hit-and-run collision just before 3 p.m. at Rosecrans and Central avenues (map).
Two people were transported to a hospital where an adult male died, the Sheriff’s Department’s Compton Station said in a news release.
ABC News said Suge’s lawyer claims the rapper/producer was attacked by two men and he tried to quickly flee the scene. In the process, he hit a friend with his car and kept on driving.
The LA Country Sheriff’s office put out this press release tonight:
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau detectives are responding to the 1400 block of West 97th Street, South Los Angeles, to investigate the circumstances surrounding a fatal shooting that occurred on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at approximately 3:30p.m.
The victim is a male adult that was pronounced dead at the scene.
There is no suspect information at this time.
The investigation is still ongoing.
Suge’s lawyer says the producer is expected to turn himself in.
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