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Mourning for Nipsey Hussle Goes Well Beyond His Music | Black Voice News
Jonathan Landrum and Andrew Dalton Contributors Los Angeles (AP) — Nipsey Hussle thought Marathon Clothing could be a seed to revive the impoverished Los Angeles community where he grew up. The 33-year-old rapper and his business partner purchased property in the Crenshaw neighborhood, intending to knock it down and erect a six-story residential building atop a commercial plaza, with Marathon as its anchor. But as Hussle stood in that same plaza Sunday afternoon, he was shot and killed by an unknown assailant. On Monday, that corner again turned violent and chaotic after a fight erupted in the crowd at a memorial and bottles were thrown, police spokesman Josh Rubenstein told KCAL-TV. He said no shots were fired and at least six people were hurt. Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart said one person was found in critical condition with a "penetrating injury." Stewart said other patients were being examined after they apparently were trampled when the crowd — which Rubenstein