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Rapper Nipsey Hussles funeral turns violent as man is shot dead in drive-by

A man has been shot dead and three others are injured after a drive-by shooting during the rapper Nipsey Hussles funeral.

Police said they were hit as the funeral procession for the star drove through the streets of Los Angeles which were lined with mourners.

Three men and a woman, aged between 30 and 50, were hit by bullets fired from a vehicle that is now being hunted by cops.

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 11: A man hold a picture of slain rapper Nipsey Hussle from a car in the street near Angelus Funeral Home before the arrival of the funeral procession carrying Hussle on April 11, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed in front of his store, The Marathon Clothing shop, on March 31, 2019 in Los Angeles. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

A man holds a picture of slain rapper Nipsey Hussle during the procession for the star who was shot dead last month (Picture: Getty)

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 11: A Los Angeles police officer keeps watch as people wait for the funeral procession for hip hop artist Nipsey Hussle outside his store on April 11, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed in front of his store, The Marathon Clothing shop, on March 31, 2019 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Police keep watch over the memorial which turned violent (Picture: Getty)

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 11: The crowd seen running outside of The Marathon Clothing Store following Nipsey Hussle's Celebration of Life and Funeral Procession on April 11, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Chelsea Guglielmino/Getty Images)

There was a stampede last week during a vigil for the rapper (Picture: Getty)

Police chief Michel Moore said: In the midst of this procession we have a multi-4 Shooting at 103 St and Main St. Victims are 3 Male Blacks and 1 Female Black – ages from 30-50 years old. Suspects in gray Hyundai fired on the victims.

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Tragically one is deceased. We must stop this senseless violence.

Among the mourners were a host of stars including Stevie Wonder and Snoop Dogg who have gathered at the Staples Centre arena for a public memorial.

Police also revealed two women were wounded by gunfire as a crowd stampeded during a vigil for the rapper.

About 400 people had gathered to mourn Hussle on March 31, the same day he was fatally shot and two others injured outside his shop The Marathon.

A search is now underway for the shooter.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 11: Friends and family members of slain rapper Nipsey Hussle arrive in the funeral procession to Angelus Funeral Home on April 11, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed in front of his store, The Marathon Clothing shop, on March 31, 2019 in Los Angeles. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Friends and family members of slain rapper Nipsey Hussle arrive in the funeral procession to Angelus Funeral Home (Picture: Getty)

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