Eric Holder has pleaded not guilty to all charges for the murder of Nipsey Hussle (Picture: EPA/LAPD)Nipsey Hussle’s gunman Eric Holder was charged with murder, but has pleaded not guilty, according to reports.
Following his arrest, Holder appeared in court and pleaded not guilty to the charges made against him that include one count of murder, two counts of attempted murder and one count of possession of a firearm by a felon.
TMZ reports that Holder was officially charged with the murder of Grammy award-nominated rapper Nipsey and could face life in prison.
According to Reuters, Holder pleaded not guilty to all charges and is being held with a release bond set at $5million (£3,821,100) by the court.
He is expected to appear in court on 10 May. The publication reports he faces a life sentence without parole if convicted during his trial.
Hussle was confirmed dead on Sunday following a shooting in Los Angeles (Picture: Getty Images)Hussle died following a shooting in Los Angeles on Sunday (31 March). He was shot multiple times and taken to hospital with two other men, who were also shot in the incident.
Police later confirmed Hussle’s death. The other two men remain in a stable condition.
The shooting took place outside of Nipsey’s LA clothing store, Marathon Clothing, located in Crenshaw. It’s believed Nipsey had been there to help out a friend, who had just been released from prison, to sort new clothes for them.
Hussle is survived by his long-term girlfriend Lauren London and their son Kross, along with his daughter Emani from a previous relationship.
Lauren remembered Nispey in a heartbreaking tribute on Instagram, where she told her followers she was ‘lost’ without him.
She said: ‘I am completely lost. I’ve lost my best friend. My sanctuary. My protector. My soul…. I’m lost without you. We are lost without you babe. I have no words.’
Celebrities, including Beyonce, Drake and Rihanna were seen paying tribute to the star across social media, following news of his death.
Drake revealed he and Nipsey had plans to release a track together later this year.
Nipsey released his debut album Victory Lap in February 2018.
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