UPDATE: Eric Holder was charged on Thursday with fatally shooting Nipsey Hussle and wounding two others outside the rapper's clothing store in South Los Angeles over the weekend, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced in a statement to E! News.
Holder, who as arrested on Tuesday, was charged with one count of murder, two counts of attempted murder and one count of possession of a firearm by a felon. He is also accused of using a firearm and caused great bodily injury and death. If convicted as charged, Holder faces a possible maximum sentence of life in state prison. Meanwhile, the Los Angeles Police Department is continuing to investigate the case.
Eric Holder, the man suspected of killing rapper Nipsey Hussle on Sunday afternoon, has been arrested.
LAPD tweeted the confirmation on Tuesday afternoon, writing, "Eric Holder, the suspected killer of Nipsey Hussle, has been arrested and is in police custody. Thank you to both our community for the heightened awareness/vigilance, and our partners at @LASDHQ."
E! News can confirm that L.A. County Sheriff's deputies responded to an incident in the neighborhood of Bellflower on the 9000 block of Artesia Boulevard on Tuesday afternoon and they detained a man who is believed to be 29-year-old Holder. According to the Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Police Department detectives went to the Sheriff's station in Lakewood to confirm Holder's identity.
The LAPD had announced on Monday that Holder, 29, was "wanted for homicide in the shooting of Nipsey Hussle."