Suge Knight Wanted In Fatal Hit & Run

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Suge Knight to turn himself in for hit-and-run in compton

Suge Knight was involved in a fatal hit-and-run incident on Thursday in Compton, California.

The 49-year-old founder of Death Row Records was confirmed as the driver that struck two men with his vehicle, leaving one injured and one man dead. 

Update:

New reports claim the confrontation began around 3 p.m. when Knight and two unidentified men began arguing on the set.

About 20 minutes after the alleged argument on set, the victims visited Tam’s Burgers near Central and East Rosecrans avenues.

Knight reportedly followed the men in his truck before running them over in the parking lot. Witnesses said the truck hit the men, then backed over them before leaving the scene.

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Suge’s attorney confirmed the hip-hop mogul was behind the wheel.  He got out of his car on set and reportedly began fighting with two men.

The set was reportedly a promotional shoot for the upcoming Universal release Straight Outta Compton Thursday in Compton.

Ice Cube and Dr. Dre and rapper The Game were all on set Thursday shooting a promo for the movie when the deadly incident occurred.

Ice Cube posts photo from Compton set

Filming for the promo shoot was taking place in several different locations in the area. Ice Cube, Dr. Dre. and The Game were in a separate location and did not actually witness the collision, a source revealed.

Some type of argument went down and Suge started reversing his car to leave.  His friend, Terry Carter,55, died in the incident.

There are also reports that Cle “Bone” Sloane, who has appeared on End of Watch and Training Day, was also hit by the truck.

Suge Knight behind wheel in red truck

There are reports lawyers are working out the details of Knight’s surrender.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the hit-and-run as a homicide, not a traffic accident.

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