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House of Lies

Caught In Gang Gunfire

11/15/2013 4:05 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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There was shooting in the middle of shooting "House of Lies," TMZ has learned.

Here's how it went down.  This afternoon, the show was on location at Nickerson Gardens housing project in South Central L.A.  Sources on the set tell us ... the location shoot attracted a crowd, which began to swell.  Turns out, members of rival gangs were among the onlookers.

At one point, T.I., Don Cheadle and Kristen Bell had just finished a scene.   The rival gang members began to get aggressive and suddenly shots rang out. 

It's unclear how many members of the cast were still present when shots were fired, but we're told  bodyguards jumped in to protect the cast and crew.

We're told no one was injured.

Cops were called but by then the gang members had dispersed.

We're told the TV production resumed shooting at a different location.

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16.

damienevil    

the good news..noone was hit.....bad news...noone was hit

239 days ago
17.

AreUCrazy    

What ever happened to fist fights?

239 days ago
18.

tmzcommenter    

Idiots. They can't shoot somewhere else and pretend it's South Central???

239 days ago
19.

Kay in San Diego    

Sad, but it is a terrible show even tho I like all of the actors.

238 days ago
20.

The Zombie    

No way! Gunfire in South Central LA? I can't believe it.

238 days ago
21.

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House of Flies, indeed.


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238 days ago
22.

KicksandGiggles    

Bunch of savages. If they were smart, maybe one or two could have earned an extra buck as an extra. Oh, nevermind, that requires work and a honest paycheck. Oops. Forget it. Not part of the project moto.

238 days ago
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238 days ago
24.

Mr.unity    

Nickerson gardens is watts not south central get it together tmz stop the hate lol

238 days ago
25.

ray    

Reading the headline made me think the article was about the house at 160...0 Pennsylvania ave wash DC. It's a shame that his pants don't actually catch on fire. He'd be bar-b-qued by now.

238 days ago
26.

Chefajones    

To all haters you guys do not know what you are talking about I lived here for 42 years... Got two college degrees, and working on opening a business of my own... If you don't anyone they wont f*ck with you... Even when it's dark this has become peaceful place, compare to the 70's, 80's, and the early 90's... Now people are always filming over here. With no problems they even get some of the people who live in THE NICKERSON GARDENS to act in them... There are some great things that happen, and come out of the projects... Thank you very much...

236 days ago
27.

Chefajones    

And if everybody would look it was the out siders(people who don't live in the N.G's) was the one who started the whole thing... If you don't bother anyone, you wont be messed with... POINT, BLANK, PERIOD...

236 days ago
28.

Chefajones    

Now every one don't get me wrong the projects do have the problem ones... But they don't act/ speak on the 90% of people who just want to live a normal life without being belittled...

236 days ago
29.

mjtrigga762.    

straight up though you guys suck mind your biz thats the problem with yall you guys just go around getting in everyones biz worry bout your self and weither your gy lover of the day wheres a rubber so you quit spreading aids

214 days ago
30.

TJ    

TMZ shame on you, DC and KB for making a false story for rating. There was no shot out,lol. Just saw the video on Youtube and Worldstarhiphop. You all should apologize because now you have Hollywood scared to shoot tv or movies in this area due to your lies. Don Cheadle & TMZ your hood passes might have been revoke,lol. The community did not seem to happy about your false story & tweets,lol. See video here:
http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=tXQOC5ot0Fs&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DtXQOC5ot0Fs

214 days ago
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