A black Cadillac Escalade registered to rapper YG was involved in a deadly police shootout on Wednesday night!
Detectives initially responded to a deputy-involved shooting in the 400 block of West Spruce Street in Compton at about 11:35 p.m. Wednesday, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Deputies had first responded to a report of a reckless DUI suspect.
A man was killed at the scene, and authorities believe he was an innocent bystander. Lt. Derrick Alfred said it appeared the victim was caught in the crossfire.
Following the shooting, a pursuit ensued and ended in Inglewood.
Sheriff’s officials said more shots were fired, with the suspects firing at deputies during the chase and at the sheriff’s helicopter, which was not hit.
A patrol car’s windshield was seen riddled with bullets. One deputy, who was treated and released, suffered minor injuries after being shot during the pursuit.
According to authorities, YG’s Escalade had “aftermarket bulletproof glass” and armor.
One suspect is in custody and they believe another suspect is at large.Connect With Us: YouTube | Instagram | Podcast | Amazon | Newsletter | University