LAPD identifies Eric Holder as suspect in deadly Nipsey Hussle shooting

The Los Angeles Police Department has identified a suspect in the fatal shooting of rapper Nipsey Hussle. 

Hussle, 33, was shot dead on Sunday afternoon in front of a clothing store he owned in LA’s Hyde Park neighborhood. Two other men were also injured in the shooting.

The LAPD identified Eric Holder, a 29-year-old Angeleno, as the suspect behind the attack:

The police department’s appeal for information came on the heels of a candlelit vigil for Hussle that turned chaotic on Monday night. At least 19 people were injured — two critically — after a crowd stampeded during the event.

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Rapper Nipsey Hussle watches an NBA basketball game between the Golden State Warriors and the Milwaukee Bucks Thursday, March 29, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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A bystander told The Los Angeles Times that a fight had erupted during the vigil, causing bottles and candles to break. The noises were mistaken for gunshots and panic ensued, he said.

  • This article originally appeared on HuffPost.
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