LAPD identifies suspect in Nipsey Hussle slaying

The Los Angeles Police Department identified a suspect in the killing of rapper Nipsey Hussle on Monday night.

Eric Holder, a 29-year-old Los Angeles resident, allegedly opened fire at Hussle and two other men as they were standing outside the rapper’s clothing store on Slauson Avenue in the Hyde Park section of the city Sunday afternoon.

Holder then ran through an alleyway and into a waiting white Chevy sedan, cops said. An unidentified woman was behind the wheel of the car and drove off when Holder got in, Los Angeles police said.

“Eric Holder is wanted for Homicide in the shooting of Nipsey Hussle,” the LAPD wrote in a tweet.

“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.”

Hussle died at a nearby hospital shortly after the shooting. He was shot in the head and several times in the torso, according to an autopsy report done Monday.

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