Police Identify Suspect in Nipsey Hussle Murder
Less than two days after the murder of Nipsey Hussle, police have identified 29-year-old Eric Holder as the suspected killer.
A statement released by the Los Angeles Police Department early Tuesday morning (April 2) reveals details surrounding the shooting:
"On March 31, 2019 around 3:20 p.m. three male adults were standing in front of a business in a strip mall in the 3400 block of West Slauson Blvd. The suspect walked up to the men and fired numerous shots at them. The victims were struck and fell to the ground.
The suspect ran southbound through an adjacent alley to a waiting vehicle. The suspect entered the passenger side of the vehicle and fled the area. The vehicle is a 2016 Chevy Cruze, white four doors, CA license plate 7Rjd742. The vehicle was driven by and unidentified female."
Holder is wanted for homicide. Anyone with additional information is urged to call South Bureau Homicide Detectives at 323-786-5100.
Late Monday night a stampede at Hussle's vigil left several people injured. It was later reported that multiple people received stab wounds.
Nipsey Hussle, who had released his debut major label album, Victory Lap, last year, was shot and killed Sunday afternoon (March 31). Officials from the Los Angeles Coroner's Office say he died of gunshot wounds to his head and torso. Two others were also shot in the incident. One was hospitalized and the other was treated at the scene.
This story is developing.
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