Rapper Half Ounce was killed in a shooting in Los Angeles

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

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

Authorities received calls reporting nearly 30 shots 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 that the suspected shooter was a man in dark clothing who was driving south in a dark-colored SUV.

Family members told NBC4 the rapper was the father of three children and was expecting a fourth child next year.

Half Ounce crime scene
The police investigated the crime scene for six hours.
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Half Ounce crime scene
Authorities are searching for the suspected shooter who killed Half Ounce.
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Lt. 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 footage from security cameras or information about what may have happened.

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