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Police Respond To Shooting At Lil Wayne’s Miami Home

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Police have been called to Lil Wayne’s Miami home following an alleged shooting, multiple outlets report.

According to a police spokesperson, an unnamed individual called saying that he had shot four people inside the house.

TMZ reports that the rapper was not at home at the time of the alleged shooting.

Lil Wayne’s record label, Young Money, confirmed in a tweet that Lil Wayne was not present during the alleged shooting:

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Chris Brown’s Affiliation With The Blood Street Gang Could Be The Cause Of Sunday Morning’s Club Shooting

chris brown blood affiliationWe knew that sooner or later, Chris Brown’s affiliation with Los Angeles street gangs was going to catch up with him.

Multiple media outlets are reporting that his ties to the notorious Blood gang is the cause of last night’s shooting at 1OAK that left several people injured.

Check out what TMZ is reporting:

Cops are focusing on beef between gang members that triggered the nightclub shooting that landed Suge Knight in an ICU with multiple bullet wounds … law enforcement sources tell TMZ.

We’re told cops are interested in a common denominator with Chris Brown, Suge and Game — Bloods affiliation.

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Breaking! Chris Brown Shot At, Suge Knight Takes The Bullet At VMA Pre-Party!

chris brown_suge knight shot atMusic producer Suge Knight has been injured during a shooting at a VMA awards pre-party in Los Angeles.  The event was reportedly hosted by Chris Brown.

Witnesses say Brown, who is still on parole following his recent release from jail, had been the target of shots fired at the 1OAK club in West Hollywood.

Brown was thought to be uninjured, but there were three other victims – among them Death Row Records founder Marion ‘Suge’ Knight, 49.  He was shot six times – bullets hit his stomach and arm.  Knight reportedly walked out of the club on his own and was taken to Cedars Sinai Hospital by ambulance. He is currently undergoing surgery.  Continue reading

12 People Shot In 6 Hours In Chicago

A shooting in the Logan Square neighborhood left one man dead and another wounded Friday night as at least a dozen people were shot between Friday afternoon and Saturday morning.

Just after 8 p.m., three people asked for directions from a 23-year-old man and a 44-year-old man walking in the 1800 block of North Francisco Avenue, Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.
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Moments later, one of the three took out a gun and opened fire, striking the younger man in the chest, according to police.

The older man took off running and was shot in the hand as he tried to flee, Greer said. He was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he was treated and released.
The younger man was found unresponsive and died on the scene, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

The medical examiner’s office identified him as Eugenio Solano, of the 1700 block of North Francisco Avenue.

The assailants fled the scene on foot, and no suspects are in custody as Area North detectives investigate the shooting. Police said the shooting appeared to be gang-related.

About 2:30 a.m. Saturday, a 27-year-old man was shot in the chest in the 7300 block of South Honore Street in the West Englewood neighborhood.

The man was taken to John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, where he was listed in serious condition, Greer said.

Also Saturday morning, an 18-year-old woman was shot in the leg about 12:05 a.m. in the 3100 block of West Arthington Street.

The woman was listed in stable condition, but no further details were released. The shooting happened in the Lawndale neighborhood.

A 35-year-old man was shot in the head about 11:40 p.m. Friday while riding in a vehicle in the Park Manor neighborhood, police said.

After the shooting, which happened in the 300 block of East 69th Street, the man was taken to Stroger in serious but stable condition, Greer said.

The man had “observed an altercation” from inside the vehicle before hearing shots and feeling pain, Greer said.

Shortly after the shooting and several blocks away, police had used yellow tape to mark a crime scene surrounding a dark-colored sedan in the 6500 block of South State Street. A jacket lay on the ground on the passenger’s side of the car, which was being guarded by officers from several squad cars.

No suspects were in custody as Area Central detectives investigated.

About 10:30 p.m. in the Longwood Manor neighborhood, a 41-year-old man was shot in the leg in an alley in the 100 block of West 95th Street. The man was taken to Little Company of Mary Hospital, where his condition was stabilized. Although the victim told police he heard shots and felt pain, his wound appeared to be self-inflicted, police said.

About 8:20 p.m. a man in his 20s was shot in the 5500 block of South Hoyne Avenue, O’Brien said. Police said the man was in good condition at the scene of the shooting, which happened in the West Englewood neighborhood.

Also about 8:20 p.m., a group of males shouting gang slogans attacked another group of people walking down in the sidewalk in the 8200 block of South Houston Avenue in the South Chicago neighborhood, police said. One of the attackers shot a 23-year-old man in the buttocks, and the man was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where his condition was stabilized.

A 22-year-old man who had been walking with the 23-year-old sustained lacerations to the side of his mouth during the attack, and he was treated at South Shore Hospital.
Just before 7 p.m., someone in a van shot a 22-year-old man standing on a street corner in the Lawndale neighborhood, police said. Following the shooting, which happened in the 4000 block of West 16th Street, the van fled the scene.

Also Friday, police shot and critically injured someone during a foot pursuit, and two men were critically injured in a shooting in the South Shore neighborhood.

It’s real in Chi town. We won’t be going there any time soon. Prayers go out to all the victims.

Man Opens Fire At ‘Dark Knight’ Screening, Killing 12 and Injuring Dozens

A gunman dressed in riot gear burst into a movie theater in Aurora, Colo., at a midnight showing of the Batman film “The Dark Knight Rises” and began shooting moviegoers, killing at least 12 people and injuring at least 50.

The suspect, James Holmes, 24, of Aurora, was caught by police in the parking lot of the Century 16 Movie Theaters, nine miles outside Denver, after police began receiving dozens of 911 calls at 12:39 a.m. MT. Police said the man appeared to have acted alone. Continue reading