Police Apprehend Suspect In Shooting Death Of Nipsey Hussle

Police Apprehend Suspect In Shooting Death Of Nipsey Hussle
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Apr. 2 2019, Updated 8:56 p.m. ET

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Police have apprehended the suspect in the shooting death of musician Nipsey Hussle, has learned.

"The Bellflower Police Department has detained a man that they believe is the suspect in the Nipsey Hussle murder,” Officer Ramon Lomeli with the Los Angeles Police Department told Radar, noting that no further information is available at this time.

As Radar reported, Hussle, 33, was gunned down outside his clothing shop, The Marathon Store, in L.A. on Mar. 31. The horrific shooting was all caught on surveillance cameras.

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Hussle — whose real name was Ermias Asghedom suffered fatal wounds to the head and torso and he was later declared dead at an area hospital.

Investigators sprang into action and began searching for Hussle’s murderer, and police now have 29-year-old Eric Holder In custody.

“Nipsey Hussle was an artist who touched our city and the lives far beyond the City of Angels,” Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti told the media earlier today.

He added that the Grammy nominee’s death “has sent shockwaves across this city, and across the globe.”


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