Eric Holder, the person who’s suspected of killing rapper Nipsey Hussle, was arrested on Tuesday, April 2, the Los Angeles Police Division confirms.
“Immediately round 1:15 p.m., a member of the general public referred to as the police to report seeing an individual they believed to be Eric Holder within the 9900 block of Artesia Blvd. in Bellflower, [California],” a spokesperson for the Los Angeles Police Division stated in a press launch. “Los Angeles County Sheriff deputies responded and detained the person. South Bureau Murder detectives responded to Lakewood Sheriff’s Station and confirmed the individual is Eric Holder. Holder was transported to a Los Angeles Police Division facility and might be booked for homicide.”
The LAPD later thanked the general public for his or her help on Twitter: “Thanks to each our group for the heightened consciousness/vigilance, and our companions at @LASDHQ.”
Us Weekly confirmed that Hussle (actual title Ermias Asghedom) died on Sunday, March 31, after being shot a number of occasions in entrance of his Marathon Clothes retailer in Los Angeles. He was 33. Holder, 29, was later recognized as a suspect by the LAPD.
The Grammy nominee’s loss of life shocked the music group and plenty of of his fellow artists paid tribute to him on social media. “I’m praying with each ounce of my coronary heart for your loved ones,” Beyoncé wrote by way of Instagram on Monday, April 1. “Relaxation In Peace, Nipsey.”
Rihanna added on her web page: “This doesn’t make any sense! My spirit is shaken by this! Expensive God might His spirit Relaxation In Peace and Could You grant divine consolation to all his family members! I’m so sorry this occurred to you @nipseyhussle.”
John Legend, who labored with Hussle shortly earlier than his homicide, tweeted, “RIP Nipsey. I simply spent Thursday with him filming a video for a phenomenal new track we created with Khaled. We filmed in Inglewood, near the place he grew up. He was so gifted, so happy with his dwelling, so invested in his group. Completely shocked that he’s gone so quickly.”
Hussle is survived by his girlfriend, Lauren London, and kids Kross and Emani.