On Sunday March 31, 2019 Rapper Ermias Davidson Ashedom, better known by his stage name Nipsey Hussle, was killed after being shot multiple times outside his store in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Los Angeles.
Variety Sources reported that Sheriff’s deputies have arrested Eric Holder as a suspect in the city of Bellflower.
L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti confirmed the news in a tweet.
Eric Holder, the suspect in the murder of Nipsey Hussle, has been arrested and is now in custody. Thank you to our LAPD officers for tireless work to find the suspect and seek justice that Nipsey’s family and community deserve.
— Mayor Eric Garcetti (@MayorOfLA) April 2, 2019
Holder and Hussle are believed to have known each other as said by LAPD Chief Michel Moore. Both Men had gang affiliations but the motive was believed to be personal. Holder has not yet been charged in the shooting.