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Early in the morning on Tuesday, the LAPD announced that she was looking for a suspect in the shooting of the death of a rapper and entrepreneur Nipsie Hysleu on Sunday afternoon. The police recognized the suspect as Eric Holder, 29-year-old man of Los Angeles. According to a police statement Holder was headed for three men before Marathon Clothing, a 33-year-old store in the Crescent City area of Southern Los Angeles, and repeatedly shot them. Holder has allegedly escaped from the shot as a passenger in the white 2016 Chevy Cruze, run by an unknown woman.
Eric Holder is wanted for murder in shooting Nipsie Huesl. He was last seen in 2016 a white 4 door Chevy Cruze CA license plate 7RJD742. Anyone who has information related to his or her location or this fatal shooting is advised to contact the Southern Bureau murder department at 323-786-5100 pic.twitter.com/3pX4fbezDs
– LAPD HQ (@LAPDHQ) April 2, 2019
Nominated Grammy Nipsi Guseel, born Hermias Asgood, died of wounds. An aging philanthropist and activist, he was scheduled to meet on Monday with LA. Police Commissioner Steve Soboroff and LAPD Chief Michel Moore on ways to help stop the gang violence. "I'm very sad," wrote Soboroff on Twitter.
Meanwhile, on Monday night, when it was heard that the shooting was firing in the crowd. Michel Moore posted on Twitter that 13 people were injured as participants escaped; 12 were treated on the spot. LAPD says the shots do not seem to be accurate.
Today, the murder in South Los Angeles represents the last loss in an alarming surge of violence. Since last Sunday, 26 victims have been shot and 10 murders – 36 families have left to collect pieces. We will work hard with our community to suppress this meaningless life. pic.twitter.com/1fsJXCcflS
– Chief Michel Moore (@LAPDChiefMoore) April 1, 2019
However chaos was terrible. "This evening was the first night, while I was honestly feeling at work," the reporter ABC7 Veronica Miracle wrote on Twitter. "The babies were shouting, people pushed themselves under our @ ABC7 news wagon to cover up during crying, people were trampled. My heart is hurting for everyone who came here to mourn @ NipseyHussle death."
Chief Moore also posted Sunday night that Death Nipsey Hussle was one of 26 shootings and 10 murders that took place in Los Angeles for a week on March 24.
"It's 36 families left to collect pieces," Moore wrote in Twitter. "We will work hard with our community to suppress this senseless loss of life."
LAPD plans to hold a press conference in the morning at 8:30 am. city, as well as information on the ongoing investigation into the murder of Nissipi Guseel.