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Man Accused Of Shooting Nipsey Hussle Charged With Murder

Man Accused Of Shooting Man Nipsey Hussle Charged With Murder
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Apr. 4 2019, Updated 9:37 p.m. ET

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Eric Holder, the man suspected of killing rapper Nipsey Hussle, was charged Thursday, April 4 with murder and two counts of attempted murder, over the deadly attack outside the star’s South Los Angeles clothing store on Sunday.

The lawyer representing him entered a “not guilty” plea on his client’s behalf for the murder of Hussle.

Chris Darden, a former district attorney who was one of the prosecutors in the OJ Simpson trial, wouldn’t comment about the case, or the plea.

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As RadarOnline.com reported, Holder, 29, was arrested Tuesday, a nearly 48-hour manhunt.

Authorities say Holder and Hussle, who knew each other, had several conversations Sunday outside the rapper’s South LA clothing store. They say Holder eventually returned with a handgun and shot Hussle, whose real name was Ermias Asghedom.

The 33-year-old suffered fatal wounds to the head and torso and he was later declared dead at an area hospital.

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Holder is also accused of wounding two other men during the attack, authorities said.

If convicted, Holder faces life in prison.

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