Rapper Half Ounce killed in Los Angeles shooting

A Southern California rapper was fatally shot in Koreatown early Tuesday morning, cops said.

Half Ounce, also known as Latauriisha O’Brien, was found suffering from several gunshot wounds in front of an apartment building, according to police.

Authorities received calls reporting nearly 30 rounds of gunshots fired near the 700 block of South New Hampshire Avenue.

Paramedics pronounced the 33-year-old dead at the scene.

Police investigated the crime scene for six hours and gathered information about the alleged shooter being a man in dark clothing who drove off southbound in a dark-colored SUV.

Family members told NBC4, that the rapper was a father of three children and had a fourth child due next year.

Half Ounce crime scene
Police investigated the crime scene for six hours.
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Half Ounce crime scene
Authorities are looking for the alleged shooter who killed Half Ounce.
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Lieutenant John Radtke of the Los Angeles Police Department is seeking any information and tips to help solve this brutal crime. He encourages neighborhood residents to share security camera footage or any intel on what may have happened.

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