Suge Knight Suspect of Hit and Run Accident? Sheriff's Department Declares BOLO
Yesterday, reports were saying that Suge Knight was the man behind the wheels of a fatal hit and run accident that left one man dead and another man severely injured. A confirmation was released by the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department that an accident had occurred. Another source reported that it happened right after he finished a promotional shoot for the upcoming N.W.A. Biopic "Straight Outta Compton."
According to TMZ, yesterday around 9:15 in the evening, there was Knight's truck left abandoned in a parking lot in the Westwood section in Los Angeles. Currently, it has been impounded, however, there was no word or any sign from Knight or even from his attorney.
In addition to the police details, there might have been two arguments that happened between the three. The first incident happened in the movie set and the second at the burger joint nearby. Testimonies from witnesses clarified the incident where the car had backed up and ran over the victim twice before he left from the area.
Rolling Stone detailed the exact scene that happened during the murder. Knight was with Terry Carter, his friend, visiting the set when the security guards asked him to leave. Then, he got himself to an argument with the two crewmembers before he went back in to his truck and gunned reverse. Carter was supposed to have an attempt to re-enter Knight's truck at the passenger door (at the back), however, Knight hit him. Carter was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Allegedly, the same site also stated that Knight followed the two men after the fight before running them over. Later, he backed over his truck hitting the two men twice.
Capt. John Corin said that the incident happened at 3pm, Thursday, when Knight was seen arguing with the two unidentified men in the set of the biopic. He added Knight followed the men in his truck at the Tam's Burgers 20 minutes after the argument. He ran over them in a parking lot.
Knight, charged for murder, is already considered armed and dangerous as posted by the Sheriff's Department addressed to all Southern California law enforcement BOLO, "be on the look out."
Currently, Knight's Las Vegas-based lawyer, James Blatt is arranging for his client's surrender. Reportedly, he is waiting for more information during the preliminary investigation.
"We are confident that once the investigation is completed, he will totally be exonerated," Blatt said.