Transcript for 19 injured in stampede during vigil for Nipsey Hussle
Breaking overnight police have now identified a suspect in the murder of Grammy nominee at rapper Nixie hustle the announcement coming just hours. Ever chaos erupted at the scene of the killing were more than a dozen people were injured in a stampede. Overnight a vigil turning violent in LA police cars and ambulances rushing to the scene for chaos broke down. At a memorial for slain rapper Nixie hostile. Broken candles litter the ground as victims were period away. Paramedics taking more than a dozen people to the hospital. Intriguing others in front of the store where hustle was gunned down just one day earlier offices and why your formed a human barricade to keep the crowd under control. Before shutting down the vigil entirely. Please Reuters in the cause of the violence was likely a fight or a loud noise which triggered a stampede after people mistakenly thought there was gunfire. The melee coming amid fears are to be violent retaliation for hustles murder. He had admitted his ties to gangs in the past though it's unclear if the shooting was gang leader Ed. Apostle of Grammy nominated artist community activist and entrepreneur was killed Sunday afternoon. House on its clothing store just one day before he was set to meet with the LAPD to discuss ways to fight game violence. Police say the alleged shooter identified overnight as 29 year old Eric Holder shot hustle in the head and torso before fleeing in a white Ford or Chevy cruise. Driven by an unidentified woman police now issuing an urgent appeal to the public for help to track down holder. One more important note here that media about gang violence but the LAPD did go on yesterday and hustles absence.
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