UPDATE - 2:30PM(EST):
According to TMZ, SUGE KNIGHT was hit in the arm and stomach, and is currently in surgery to treat the wounds.
Attendees were forced to exit the venue with their arms raised as police stood outside with guns drawn.
The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department confirmed that three people were shot at the event, but could not confirm the identities of any of the victims.
All were transported to the hospital, and are expected to survive.
Police are still currently on the crime scene conducting an investigation.
A rep for the VMAs tells us the bash was NOT an official, MTV-sanctioned event.
The Daily Mail UK is reporting that Chris Brown got 'shot at' and hip hop music producer, Suge Knight, has been injured as violence erupted last night at a MTV VMA pre-party in L.A., hosted by Chris Brown.
Music producer Suge Knight has been injured during a shooting at a glamourous awards show party in a Los Angeles nightclub hosted by singer Chris Brown, it has been reported.
Witnesses said 25-year-old singer, who is still on parole following his recent release from jail, had been the target of shots fired at the 1OAK club in West Hollywood, where he was hosting a pre-party for tonight's Video Music Awards.
Brown was thought to be unhurt, but three other victims - among them Death Row Records founder Marion 'Suge' Knight, 49, were reportedly taken to the city's Cedars Sinai hospital.
Pre-MTV VMAs party at 1OAK in West Hollywood hosted by singer Chris Brown. Music producer Suge Knight, 49, said to have been injured in the shooting. Mogul reportedly walked out of the club where he was spotted by police.
He was thought to have been shot twice and is undergoing surgery.
Black Eyed Peas star Apple De Ap says he heard four shots fired inside club. Party was also attended by Justin Bieber, The Game and Pia Mia.