Marion ‘Suge’ Knight, 49, founder of Death Row Records, faces
multiple felony charges for running over two men in his vehicle and fleeing
the scene of the crime. An argument occurred between two men, Terry Carter,
55, and Cle “Bone” Sloan, 51, and Knight at a film shoot for
a promotional video for “Straight out of Compton”. Knight
was ordered to leave the video shoot but the argument resumed about 20
minutes later, three miles away from the shoot in a parking lot at Tam’s Burgers.
The argument escalated and Sloan exchanged punches with Knight through
the open window of Knight’s pickup truck. Knight drove his truck
backward, killing Carter and injuring Sloan while accelerating forward.
Knight then fled the scene and his truck was later found in a Westwood
Knight is charged with murder, attempted murder, hit and run resulting
in death, and hit and run resulting in injury and is being held without
bail. If convicted, Knight could face up to life in prison.