Nipsey Hussle Planned to Meet Police Commissioner to Talk About Gang Violence Before Death
Nipsey Hussle's death has sent shockwaves through his community. One of the first people to react to the news was Los Angeles Police Commissioner Steve Soboroff, who claims he was planning to work with the slain rapper to help reduce gang violence.
In a tweet following the rapper's tragic passing on Sunday (March 31), Soboroff expressed his utter sadness after learning that Nipsey had been shot and killed in front of his store, The Marathon, in Hyde Park in Los Angeles. He also revealed that he had a meeting with Nipsey and Roc Nation to come up with a way to reduce gang violence and help underprivileged kids.
"We (@LAPDChiefMoore and I ) were meeting, at the request of @NipseyHussle with him and @rocnation tomorrow at 4pm to talk about ways he could help stop gang violence and help us help kids. I’m so very sad," Soboroff tweeted.
Roc Nation has become known for helping artists make a difference in their respective communities in recent years. Jay-Z and his company helped form the Reform Alliance with Meek Mill while also helping 21 Savage's immigration situation by hiring him a lawyer.
"@NipseyHussle #RIP sir. Many of us will join together to stop what ever caused your, and so many other tragic unnecessary killings," Soboroff tweeted.
Nipsey Hussle passed away after he was shot outside his storefront in L.A. He was 33. No arrests have been made in the case at press time, but police sources at TMZ say the shooting was a gang-related one.
Check out L.A. Police Commissioner Steve Soboroff's revelations below.
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