Police Arrest Man Suspected of Killing Nipsey Hussle

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The man suspected of fatally shooting Nipsey Hussle outside his Los Angeles clothing store earlier this week is in custody, according to police.

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CBS Los Angeles reports that Eric Holder, 29, was arrested in the Bellflower area at around 1:30 p.m. PST. Police believe Holder killed Hussle, 33, on Sunday afternoon after getting into an argument with the Grammy award-nominated rapper. Per CBS:

LAPD Chief Michel Moore told reporters Tuesday that Holder, a gang member, approached Hussle and the other men he was with several times Sunday and spoke with them. Holder then returned with a handgun and opened fire.

“Mr. Holder walked up on multiple occasions and engaged in a conversation with Nipsey and the others that were there. He left and subsequently came back armed with a handgun, and purposefully and repeatedly fired, striking and killing Nipsey Hussle.”

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The New York Times reports that police believe the argument Hussle and Holder got into was a “personal dispute,” though cops did not provide any additional information.

Meanwhile, shortly after news broke of Holder’s arrest, Hussle’s girlfriend, Lauren London, posted a remembrance on Instagram:

Holder is being held without bail.

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