[August 25, 2014](Reuters) - Hip-hop music mogul Suge
Knight was among three people shot and injured early on Sunday morning
at a nightclub in West Hollywood, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's
"We can confirm that the person known as Suge Knight has been
identified as one of several victims in a shooting in West
Hollywood," a spokesman for the department told Reuters.
Knight, 49, and another man, aged 32, and a woman, 19, were wounded,
transported to local hospitals and expected to recover, the
department said in a statement.
TMZ entertainment news website reported that Knight was leaving a
pre-MTV Video Music Awards party at the 1OAK club on Sunset Strip
and that he was in intensive care after undergoing surgery at
Cedars-Sinai Hospital. TMZ said he had multiple bullet wounds.
An MTV spokesman did not immediately respond to a request for
Cedars-Sinai would not confirm or deny that Knight was a patient,
citing privacy laws.
Knight, whose real name is Marion, co-founded Death Row Records, a
label that produced major rap hits in the early 1990s from artists
such as Tupac Shakur, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg.