Nipsey Hussle’s Marathon Clothing Store Vandalized

Written by on November 17, 2020

11.17.2020 Information

Nipsey Hussle’s Marathon Clothes retailer was hit by vandals this week.

On Tuesday (Nov. 17), footage surfaced on social media exhibiting shattered doorways and home windows and graffiti exterior the shop, which is positioned on Crenshaw Boulevard and Slauson Avenue in Nipsey’s group of South Central L.A. Different shops within the strip mall appeared to have additionally been vandalized.

One other video exhibits good samaritans from the group sweeping up the damaged glass within the car parking zone.

It’s unclear who was behind the destruction or what the motive was, however there have been studies of elevated violence within the space. Final yr, the Los Angeles Instances reported of a person being fatally stabbed and vacationers being robbed.

Followers and native residents took to social media to specific their shock and unhappiness over the destruction, whereas providing their very own theories.

A fence was erected across the strip mall final August in preparation for development on a mixed-use growth known as Nipsey Hussle Tower that can embody a museum. Nipsey opened the Marathon Clothes retailer in June 2017 and bought merchandise that includes his “Crenshaw” brand in cursive.

The 33-year-old rapper was shot and killed exterior the shop on March 31, 2019. Nipsey owned the purchasing middle, which was being investigated for gang exercise previous to his loss of life.

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