Suge Knight’s Lawyer Calls “Friend” Death “A Tragic Accident”
Authorities are saying that Suge Knight’s truck ran into a crowd of people, killing his own friend, in a hit-and-run that has him a wanted man by police.
The lawyer of the former Death Row mogul deemed the fatal incident a “tragic accident,” per a report from NBC News.
The situation is still under investigation and Suge has yet to turn himself in to authorities. Police also seek to determine if the matter was an accident or a homicide.
The crash happened on West Rosecrans Avenue in Compton about 2:55 p.m. Pacific Time at a video shoot for The Game. The song in question was allegedly called “Straight Outta Compton,” which featured Dr. Dre and Ice Cube. The Game posted a picture with the two N.W.A. alum earlier in the day.
A second person was injured with non-life threatening wounds.
According to his lawyer, Suge Knight is arranging the terms of his surrender to authorities.