Last week the set of the N.W.A. biopic “Straight Outta Compton” was the scene of a real life drive-by shooting.
Eyewitnesses tell TMZ gunfire erupted outside the Compton Courthouse during filming last week when some unidentified neighborhood guys flashed gang signs at a passing car.
TMZ reports the gunmen weren’t targeting the crew, but the bullets came dangerously close and hit one nearby civilian who survived.
NWA is widely credited with pioneering gangsta rap in the mid to late ‘80s, and it gave rise to Ice Cube‘s and Dr. Dre‘s solo careers. Straight Outta Compton is set for an Aug. 14, 2015 release from Universal Pictures.