Rapper Nipsey Hussle shot to death in LA

Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle has been shot to death in Los Angeles.

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti confirmed the rapper’s death, tweeting on Sunday that “Our hearts are with the loved ones of Nipsey Hussle and everyone touched by this awful tragedy. He said L.A. is hurt deeply each time a young life is lost to senseless gun violence.”

Earlier in the day, law enforcement sources said the 33-year-old rapper, whose real name is Ermias Asghedom, was shot multiple times outside the storefront for his clothing company, called The Marathon Clothing, in South Los Angeles.

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