awards show party at a Los Angeles nightclub hosted by singer Chris
Brown, it has been reported.
Witnesses said 25-year-old singer,
who is still on parole following his recent release from jail, had been
the target of shots fired at the 1oak club in West Hollywood.
was thought to be unhurt, but three other victims – among them Death
Row Records founder Knight, 49, were taken to the city’s Cedars Sinai
hospital where one of them was said to be in a critical condition.
Injured: Music producer Suge Knight (right) has been injured during a
shooting at an awards show party at a Los Angeles nightclub hosted by
singer Chris Brown (left) , it has been reported
Chaos: Emergency services arrive at 1oak in West Hollywood following the reported shooting
Model and actor Tyson Beckford, and Black Eyed Peas member Apple de Ap were inside the pre-VMA party hosted by Brown and told TMZ they had heard four shots being fired.
Knight was said to have walked out of the club, where he was spotted by a police officer and taken to hospital by ambulance.
The nature of his injuries were unknown.
Investigation: Roads around the nightclub were immediately sealed
off by police, while officers questioned revellers over the shooting
The suspected gunmen were apprehended by police, as officers searched
the nightspot for clues and quizzed revellers over the events of the
Roads around the nightclub were immediately sealed off by
police, as the nightclub was evacuated, with several partygoers detained
Guests at the event, which was co-hosted by singer Pia Mia had also included singer Justin Bieber and rapper The Game.
Clendon, thought to have been inside the club, said via her Twitter
account that she thought Brown had been the intended target.
‘Literally can’t believe what I just witnessed. Someone tried to fire shots at Chris Brown at 1oak. Speechless.’
She added: ‘Prayers to all those harmed by this. Honestly still in disbelief this happened.’
Host: Brown enjoys the party before the alleged shooting took place
Night spot: Brown, who is still on parole following his recent jail sentence enjoys a drink with friends
Guests: Justin Bieber (right) was among the guests at the VMA Pre-Party hosted by Brown
Revellers: Rapper The Game (left) and musician Glass The Tramp (right) had also been at the party
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