Reports that have flooded the social media yesterday has it that Tom Lester Jr. Popularly known as Big Sam Debo lost his life yesterday.
According to reports from sources, Big Sam Debo was fatally shot by Los Angeles deputies after he pointed a firearm at them.
According to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the officers had received a call about a man in the middle of the street holding a firearm about 1:50 a.m. at the intersection of Van Ness Avenue and Van Wick Street.
- Fire outbreak in a commercial building in East Los Angeles near Whittier blvd and Arizona ave (Video)
As deputies arrived at the scene, they saw a man pointing a firearm at a vehicle that was passing by, Sheriff’s Lt. Brandon Dean told KTLA.
“As the deputies immediately exited their vehicle and told the suspect to drop the weapon, the suspect turned and pointed the weapon at the deputies, at which time a deputy-involved shooting occurred,” Dean said.
Deputies then quickly worked to render aid to the man, he was rushed to the hospital where medics pronounced him dead.
Actor and Singer, Ice Cube took to his Twitter handle to mourn the death of Big Sam who he said was the inspiration behind the character Debo.
Rest In Peace Big Sam (inspiration behind the character Debo) killed by L.A. Deputies last night. #FTP
— Ice Cube (@icecube) November 15, 2020
In a series of tweets, he wrote – Rest In Peace Big Sam (the inspiration behind the character Debo) killed by L.A. Deputies last night.
— th_pan_af_report 🇺🇸 (@KhafreZ) November 16, 2020
- See The Scene Where Two Los Angeles County Sheriff Officers Were Ambushed in Compton.. Both Were Shot In The Head (Video)
See Cristiano Ronaldo Preferred Coach For Man United Job
Manchester United striker, Cristiano Ronaldo, wants Luis Enrique to take over the coaching job of Manchester United following the sacking...
This Is Worse For Me – Solskjaer Breaks Silence After Their Historic Match Against Liverpool, Says They Performed Poorly
Chelsea Vs Norwich: Why We Didn’t Stop Scoring – Tuchel
UCL: J Cole Reveals Chelsea’s Two Most Important Players
Ballon d’Or: Why Benzema Deserves The Title – Modric
Winning The Ballon d’Or Have Been One Of My Childhood Dreams – Benzema
Brazil Legend, Ronaldo Declares His Candidate For Ballon d’Or, Excludes Messi
Popular American actor Nick Cannon loses 5 months-old child to cancer.
Popular American Television presenter loses 5 months-old child to cancer. The 41-year-old actor shared this sad news on Tuesday on...
It Was Messed Up – Heavy Bitterly Speaks About Issue That Affected His Album Release
South African music producer, Heavy K has revealed that a lot turned out in relation to his upcoming album which...
Why I Wanted To Help Emtee Build Back Again – Cassper Nyovest
South African rapper, Cassper Nyovest has opened up on the reasons why he really wanted to help Emtee build back...
Vusi Nova Retracts His Words, Says He Is Not Rebranding Or Changing His Stage Name
Recall that a few days ago we reported that Vusi Nova is rebranding his musical career and also changing his...
Nokwazi Reveals The Condition She Was Into When She Wrote Siyabonga Song
South African songstress, Nokwazi has disclosed the condition she was into when she wrote the viral Siyabonga song. The singer...
Khuli Chana Is Opening A New Studio, See The Interior View (Photos)
Khuli Chana is about to take his musical career to the next level as he reveals that he is opening...
India: Helicopter crashes with military chief on board and many feared dead
A helicopter carrying India’s defence chief General Bipin Rawat crashed on Wednesday, the air force said, with a government minister...