UPDATE 4/4/2019 5:35pm ET:According to The Associated Press, Eric Holder has been charged with one count of murder and two counts of attempted murder by Los Angeles County prosecutors. He will reportedly appear in court to submit a plea to the judge today. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department previously confirmed that the 29-year-old had been captured on April 2 to CBS2.
The suspect in the murder of Nipsey Hussle has been identified by Los Angeles police. The LAPD say that 29-year-old Eric Holder, an LA resident, is wanted for homicide in the shooting of Hussle, real name Ermias Joseph Asghedom. The rapper was shot on Sunday afternoon outside his Marathon Clothing store in South LA.
The LAPD have shared a photograph of Holder, who reportedly fled the scene in a 2016 Chevy Cruze waiting in the alley, driven by an unidentified woman. Holder also injured two other individuals with gunshots.
“Detectives have worked tirelessly and are now asking for the public’s help in locating the suspect in the case,” the statement reads.
On Monday, the LA coroner determined the rapper’s cause of death to be gunshot wounds to the torso and head. LAPD Chief Michel Moore is set to hold a news conference Tuesday morning to share updates on the case.