Nipsey Hussle mural vandalized in South Los Angeles

A mural honoring the late rapper Nipsey Hussle has been vandalized in South Los Angeles.

The mural was defaced shortly before 8 p.m. Tuesday near the intersection of Slauson and Crenshaw in the middle of the Hyde Park area.

The Los Angeles Police Department said that a suspect was taken into custody.

A car at the scene was also towed away.

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Additional details were not immediately available.

Hussle, whose birth name was Ermias Joseph Asghedom, was gunned down outside his Marathon Clothing store in South LA on March 31, 2019.