At least 50 firefighters are treating multiple patients at the Nipsey Hussle memorial, the Los Angeles Fire Department told CNN.
Officials are currently trying to remove all patients to a safe location in order to transport them, the department said. It’s unknown how many people are injured.
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Los Angeles police have responded to the memorial’s massive crowd with riot gear and batons and have formed at least two containment lines, as seen on a live signal from CNN affiliate KCAL/KCBS.
In the live signal, there are people seen running and the dedicated memorial seems to be in disarray. Also in the live signal, people can be seen carrying others who appear to be injured; however, it is unknown what sort of injuries the persons sustained.
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Emergency officials are seen working on at least two people on the ground. Of the two people on the ground, one was covered in a white sheet.
Rapper Nipsey Hussle was killed Sunday in a Los Angeles shooting near a clothing store he owned, the Los Angeles Police Department said. Two others were injured in the shooting around 3:20 p.m.
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In a tweet Monday night, the department said: “We understand the community is mourning and we feel your loss.”
“We are asking for everyone to follow the officers directions and disperse from the immediate area....
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