Nipsey Hussle murder suspect faces two new charges

Eric Holder now faces additional counts of assault with a firearm.

May 22, 2019
Nipsey Hussle murder suspect faces two new charges Nipsey Hussle attends the Jhene Aiko Souled Out event sponsored by Hennessy V.S on September 9, 2014 in West Hollywood, California.   Noel Vasquez/Getty

The man charged with murder following the death of Nipsey Hussle has been handed two extra charges, the L.A. District Attorney's Office has revealed. Eric Holder was previously charged with murder, possession of a firearm by a felon, and two counts of attempted murder following the rapper's death in March. Now, following a grandy jury taking a second look at the case, Holder has been charged with two counts of assault with a firearm. These charges relate to injuries sustained by others at the scene of the shooting. Holder previously pled not guilty to the murder charge.

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Last week saw the release of "Higher," a song Nipsey Hussle recorded with DJ Khaled. The song appears on Khaled's new album Father of Asahd and all proceeds will be donated to the rapper's children.

Nipsey Hussle murder suspect faces two new charges