3 fatally shot, 4 injured at rapper's birthday party in Boyle Heights
LOS ANGELES - Three people were killed during a shooting at a rapper's party at an underground warehouse in Boyle Heights overnight.
The shooting, which one LAPD detective is calling the "worst shooting incident of the year regarding fatalities" happened just after midnight in the 1400 block of S. Lorena Street near Grande Vista.
Witnesses told FOX 11's Travis Rice they were celebrating the birthday of rapper MoneySign Suede.
The rapper posted a statement on his Instagram account Sunday responding to the shooting.
"Just want to get on here real quick to send my condolences to what happened after this paid show last night," the rapper wrote. "I pray for all the people who were injured and died last night. My condolences and heart goes out to all the families of this hurt." MoneySign Suede added that he was arriving at home after the show when he was made aware of the shooting, and that he will stop shows for the time being.
According to police, it appears there were multiple shooters.
Randy Tyson, 25, and Daniel Dunbar, 27, both of Los Angeles, died at the scene, the Los Angeles County coroner's office reported. Another man died at a hospital, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Information on his identity was not immediately available. One person was hospitalized in critical condition, two others were hospitalized in stable condition, and a fourth was treated and released, the LAPD reported.
No suspect information was released.
The motive remains under investigation.
Police said it's not known at this time whether the shooting was gang-related.
City News Service contributed to this report.