Entertainment News'Straight Outta Compton': Suge Knight Kills Man on Movie Set

‘Straight Outta Compton’: Suge Knight Kills Man on Movie Set


Suge Knight involved in a fatal hit and run accident leaving one man dead and several injured.

Police were called last night to the set of Straight Outta Compton following a fatal hit-and-run near the set of a promotional shoot for Straight Outta Compton, an upcoming biopic about the rap group NWA. The driver was rap mogul, Suge Knight.

Suge Knight

Corina said that about 20 minutes after the alleged argument on set, the victims visited Tam’s Burgers near Central and East Rosecrans avenues.  Knight, 49, is believed to have followed the men in his truck before running them over the parking lot before leaving the scene.
“They obviously knew each other,” Corina told the Times. “They got into some kind of verbal altercation and it escalated. So far the people we talked to said it looked like an intentional act so we are handling it like a homicide.”
LASD confirmed that one of the victims, a 55-year-old man, died. The other, a 51-year-old man, sustained undisclosed injuries. According to TMZ, the dead victim was Terry Carter, a friend of Knight’s. Actor Cle “Bone” Sloan was also reportedly struck with the vehicle, and received non-life threatening injuries.

Cle “Bone” Sloane was an aspiring actor who’s appeared in “Training Day” and “End of Watch“. You can watch his fight scene in the “End of Watch Here“:

Straight Outta Compton is being directed by F. Gary Gray and is set to be released summer of this year. The movie centers around the the historic rap group, NWA and their rise to fame.
It is important to note that this is not the first time violence erupted on set of Straight Outta ComptonAugust of 2014, a drive-by shoot hit and nearly killed a crew member on set of the upcoming feature film.
O’Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell are starring as Ice Cube, Dr. Dre and Eazy-E, respectively. Casting directors searched the nation holding open casting calls looking for actors to work on the upcoming feature film however, the number of recent violent accidents is leaving a black mark on the film’s future.

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Megan Dianehttps://www.projectcasting.com
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