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N.W.A. Movie

Gang-Style Shooting On Set

Was the Real Deal

8/12/2014 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

NWA Movie Shooting
The N.W.A. flick "Straight Outta Compton" just got christened with a drive-by shooting ... right in front of the movie crew.

Eyewitnesses tell TMZ ... the gunfire erupted outside the Compton Courthouse last week when some neighborhood guys, not actors, flashed gang signs at a passing car.

We're told the gunmen were NOT targeting the crew -- but since they were setting up outside the courthouse the bullets came dangerously close. One nearby civilian was hit, and collapsed next to the set ... but survived.

The L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. tells us the shooting is under investigation. They have not yet determined if it was gang-related.  

We're told filming will continue this week in a rough area of Compton ... even though many members of the cast and crew are shaken, and worried about their safety.

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One    

First

70 days ago
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BLUE UGLY 💩    

Yea right, this is SUCH a publicity stunt

70 days ago
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Sasha    

Hey they straight outta Compton no hoty toty LA set.. this is true method acting!

70 days ago
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AngelGee    

Famous words from eazy "If you cant hang in these streets then get the hell out" its NO joke Compton is real & filled with real muther effen Gz...

70 days ago
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RUfreakinkiddingme    

This is why gangsta rap died, too many stupid kids with no morals and no future being glorified. The 90's can keep that.

70 days ago
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lili    

They r risking their lives for a movie. That's dedication right there

70 days ago
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Bridget    

See some people in Compton think we are all impressed by their "badness". Sorry no. I feel bad for the good people that live there, that have to put up with this crap. Not impressed at all. If you are a G in Compton today, you are not bad. You are some sad, dim-witted, follower. Congratulations on making your home a hell hole that most people avoid at all costs. Aren't you special.

70 days ago
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asrdoyle    

Ew, nobody's watching this. Can't wait to see this FAIL in the box office

70 days ago
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skinsfan83    

And we wonder where racial profiling comes from

69 days ago
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Vanity    

That's crazy.. I wish people would stop killing each other , life is to precious. I can't wait to see the finished product of this movie. It's a piece of history

69 days ago
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Stiletto    

A lifestyle for cowardly, worthless s***...too pathetic to walk the straight line if for no other reason than to save their family.

69 days ago
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Mznesha18    

The amount of racist comments that I read on this thread is disheartening and down right sad. So what about the fighter who shot himself or white people minding their business at the movies when a fellow white man walks in and shoots and kills most. That should prove to you that violence can happen anywhere, whether you are black or white. Go and find a school and educate yourselves past the ignorant prejudice that your fore-fathers taught you. You dimwits.

69 days ago
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ProbTakinADumpNow    

Love nwa but have zero interest in this piece of crap movie.

69 days ago
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EastCoastChopper    

All of these Venice beach NWA posers are not even from Compton....More like long beach middle class...

69 days ago
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LT1014    

I read the story and determined it was hang related in 2 seconds...how have the police not determined if its gang related yet...so theyre in compton and passers by flashed gang signs and the police still dont know if its gang related? Wtf

69 days ago
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