Eric Holder, a 29-year-old Los Angeles-based aspiring rapper and alleged Crips gang member, is accused in the murder of popular rapper and businessman Nipsey Hussle.
On Tuesday evening police identified Holder as a suspect in the killing of Grammy-nominated rapper whose death over the weekend sent shock waves across Los Angeles and the country.
Per police the suspect is at large, and police are seeking the public’s help in finding him. “I ask him (Holder) to surrender,” implored the police chief. “…Stop this from continuing.”
Eric Holder is wanted for Homicide in the shooting of Nipsey Hussle. 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 at 323-786-5100 pic.twitter.com/3pX4fbezDs
— LAPD HQ (@LAPDHQ) April 2, 2019
As previously reported, Police believe Holder knew Hussle who was also affiliated with the Rolling 60s gang. Surveillance video released via TMZ shows a man (now believed to be Holder) walking up to Hussle in the parking lot of his The Marathon clothing store and opening fire.
Police say he then fled via a waiting car in the adjacent alley driven by a women.
In the hours following Hussle’s death people close to him and Holder have posted details on social media. Here’s what we know so far.
HE GOES BY THE NAME SHITTY CUZ
People on social media had identified the suspect earlier April 1 as a man who goes by the street name “Shitty Cuz.” He also grew up in the Crenshaw area and attended Crenshaw High School per his Facebook page.
HOLDER IS AN ASPIRING RAPPER
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Holder, is also an aspiring rapper and also goes by the name “Fly Mac.” He has 189 followers on SoundCloud. He’s been uploading tracks since 2015, and has uploaded nine tracks in total including a song called “Bounce.”
CRIPS HAVE “GREEN LIT” A HIT ON HOLDER
According to reports and social media sources, L.A. crips have ” green lit” a hit on Holder. Radio personality Tariq Nasheed is also reporting that members of Holders family have been killed in retaliation. While police have asked Holder to turn himself in, L.A. gang members are reportedly on the hunt to kill Holder.
HIS GIRLFRIEND WAS GETAWAY DRIVER
Social media has also identified this girl as the woman who was driving the getaway vehicle. She is believed to be Holder’s girlfriend. Her real name has not been revealed just her social handle.
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