Man Suspected in the Shooting Death of Nipsey Hussle Has Been Captured
Update: According to CBS Los Angeles Eric Holder, the man wanted for shooting Nipsey Hussle, has been captured.
— CBS Los Angeles (@CBSLA) April 2, 2019
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There are updates on the Nipsey Hussle case.
The Los Angeles Police Department have named a suspect in the shooting death of Nipsey Hussle. The rapper, who was 33, was shot and killed in front of his department store, Marathon Clothing Company, in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Los Angeles on March 31st.
The LAPD made the announcement on Tuesday that 29-year-old Eric Holder is wanted for homicide.
Eric Holder is wanted for Homicide in the shooting of Nipsey Hussle. He was last seen in a 2016 white 4 door Chevy Cruze CA license plate 7RJD742. Anyone with information related to his whereabouts or this deadly shooting is urged to contact South Bureau Homicide at 323-786-5100 pic.twitter.com/3pX4fbezDs
— LAPD HQ (@LAPDHQ) April 2, 2019
According to the statement released by the police, a man walked to the store, where Nipsey and two other men were standing, and started firing shots. All three men were hit and fell. The man ran off into an alley where a getaway car, a 2016 Chevy Cruz, was waiting for him. According to the LAPD, “an unidentified female” was behind the wheel.
LAPD is asking anyone with information to call “South Bureau Homicide at 323-786-5100.”
This update comes hours after multiple people were hurt and trampled in front of Marathon Clothing Company, which has become a memorial site for Nipsey.
According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, 19 people were transported, with most suffering from “trample injuries. Police with riot gear started trying to make lines.
“It’s not clear what caused the commotion, but police spokeswoman Meghan Aguilar said there was “mass panic and chaos” in the area.