Marion “Suge” Knight, 49, is charged with murder and attempted murder after he allegedly ran over two people following an argument in Compton last week. One of the victims Carter was killed. If convicted Knight face up to live in prison.
The Los Angeles Times reports, The official charges come hours after Knight’s $2.2 million bail was revoked for the following reasons: “Possible flight risk, three-strike candidate, possible witness intimidation issues and his criminal past.”
The incident happened about 3 p.m. Thursday when Knight and the victims got into an argument on the set of “Straight Outta Compton,” a biopic about the group N.W.A.
Knight’s attorney, James E. Blatt, told The Times Knight was being assaulted and, while trying to get away from his attackers, accidentally ran the two men over.
Prosecutors say Knight’s actions were intentional. Knight will make his first court appearance in Compton on Tuesday.