Eric Holder, accused of fatally shooting rapper Nipsey Hussle has been indicted on murder charges.
The indictment, returned by the Grand Jury on May 9 became open for public viewing May 21. In a news statement issued by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, with official charges listed as one count of murder, two counts of attempted murder, two counts of assault with a firearm and one count of possession of a firearm by a felon.
Nipsey Hussle was fatally shot on March 31 outside of his Marathon clothing store. The tragic incident which left a mournful imprint on Hip Hop, Los Angeles, and fans worldwide. Initially, Holder gained the legal assistance of Christopher Darden, who earned notoriety as prosecution during the O.J. Simpson murder trial.
Darden has since withdrawn from representing Holder.
Holder enters a plea of not guilty. He is scheduled to return for a pretrial hearing on June 18 in Department 100 of the Foltz Criminal Justice Center. Holder’s bail set at $6.53 million and if convicted as charged, he faces a possible life sentence.