This Day In History - Tupac Shot 1996

Tupac Shot 1996

Thursday, September 7, 2023

All Day

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Event Description

Actor and hip-hop recording artist Tupac Shakur is shot several times in Las Vegas, Nevada, after attending a boxing match. Shakur was riding in a black BMW with Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight when a white Cadillac sedan pulled alongside and fired into Shakur's car. Knight was only grazed in the head, but Shakur was hit several times. He died in a hospital several days later.

Event Location

Las Vegas, NV, United States