The death of aspiring hip-hop artist, Slim 400, has caused a nationwide outcry. The 33-year-old was shot dead in Inglewood, Calif., shortly before 8 p.m., and police are searching for the killer. Upon arrival, officers found a man on the ground suffering from gunshot wounds, and they transported him to a local hospital where he died a short time later. The victim, who was born in Germany and raised in Compton, California, was popular for his songs featuring YG and Redrum 187. The rapper’s death left his fans devastated, but the singer survived the attack and underwent surgery.
Upon his death, the Inglewood PD has stepped up its street presence after the gruesome shooting. The homicide occurred in December of 2018. The rapper, who was 33 years old at the time, was shot eight times in a Los Angeles driveway. There has been no arrest to date, but the TMZ site posted video footage of the crime scene. The death of Slim 400 sparked a worldwide outcry, and the hashtag #RIPSlim400 went viral on Twitter shortly after the murder.
The LAPD has increased police presence on the street, and the investigation continues. However, the death of Slim 400 has sparked fears of retaliatory violence. The police have urged tourists and local residents to take extra precautions when visiting the area, and they have a few tips to prevent retaliation. The LAPD has also issued a warning to tourists, saying that they can’t keep them safe.