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Eric Holder Found Guilty in Death of Rapper Nipsey Hussle

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Eric Holder Jr. has been found guilty of first-degree murder for killing beloved rapper Nipsey Hussle three years ago…

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The hip-hop artist Nipsey Hussle was shot and killed at age 33 by Eric Holder outside his store, The Marathon, on March 31, 2019.

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According to reports and CCTV footage of the encounter, Holder was standing with Hussle and two others at the clothing store in South Los Angeles.

Their exchange quickly became heated when Holder had allegedly been labeled a snitch by Hussle, according to the LA District Attorney John McKinney.

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Holder could be seen leaving the scene before returning with a gun later that day, McKinney said. Multiple witnesses were also present when Holder opened fire on Hussle.

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It was reported that Hussle was shot at least 10 times.

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During the trial, videos and images of the aftermath showed Holder running away with a semiautomatic revolver in hand.

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Holder was initially charged with one count of first-degree murder, as well as 2 counts of attempted first-degree murder for the other men who were injured during the shootout.

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The jury found him guilty on Wednesday of two counts of attempted voluntary manslaughter, giving Holder a lesser sentence for shooting the 2 surviving victims.

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For the charges brought against him, three years after the murder of Hussle, Holder possibly faces a life sentence and is set to be sentenced in September this year.

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Hussle’s death was felt deeply throughout the community and several vigils, as well as a funeral, were held for the rapper, where thousands came to pay their respects.

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Holder’s charges are as follows: he was found guilty of 2 counts of attempted voluntary manslaughter, 2 counts of assault with a firearm, and for possession of a firearm by a felon.

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