Marion "Suge"

Knight was shot inside of a Miami night Club during a Kanye West-sponsored party

for MTV's Video Music Awards, according to people in attendance.

The Death Row founder was admitted to the hospital with a gunshot

wound to the leg and was in good condition at Mount Sinai Medical Center.

Knight will undergo surgery to remove the bullet from his leg

and treat a fractured leg resulting from the bullet.

Knight was attending the Shore Club in Miami where Kanye West,

Common and John Legend held a G.O.O.D. Music party.

Sources at the Shore Club told that one shot was

fired in the club's Red Room and the shooter was apprehended at the scene. Other

sources said that police were still looking for the suspect and interviewing


Julia Beverly, publisher/editor of OZONE Magazine, was headed

inside the club when she said police rushed inside.

"I don't think anybody knows exactly what happened. I was

walking in and a cop shoved me back and police are telling me Suge got shot,"

Beverly told "They had about three or four blocks taped

off. Some people are talking out of their a** and there are rumors flying every


Another eyewitness inside of the club when the shooting took

place spoke under the condition of anonymity.

"We heard shooting. Everybody got on the floor, but you

couldn't see anything. I couldn't see, but I believe Suge was hit in the leg.

I didn't see it but that's what people said," the witness said.

There were approximately 600 people inside of the Shore Club

people at the time of the shooting.

Police are searching

for a black male who was wearing a pink shirt.