Nipsey Hussle's Suspected Killer Captured by Police, Arrest Seen on Video

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By TheBlast Staff on April 2, 2019 at 6:59 AM EDT


3:57 PM PT -- According to sheriff's records, Holder was given no bail after being booked into custody.

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The man allegedly responsible for pulling the trigger on Nipsey Hussle is finally be in police custody after being tracked down less than 20 miles away from the murder scene.

Law enforcement sources tell The Blast a man believed to be Eric Holder is currently in custody of the L.A. County Sheriff after being captured near Lakewood, CA.

According to audio dispatch, obtained by The Blast, officers announced they were holding a "187 suspect" at gunpoint when Holder was located.

LAPD officials confirm they have made a positive ID on Holder.

Video from the scene of the arrest appears to show a man resembling Holder being taken into custody. In the video, a witness asks about the arrest, and a sheriff's deputy says, "I think so," when asked if the suspect is Holder.

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Earlier Tuesday, LAPD Chief of Police Michel Moore told Holder he should surrender, and also warned people not to harbor or try and help him flee the city.

As we reported, 29-year-old Holder had personal beef with Nipsey before allegedly shooting the star, and may have gotten into an argument moments before his death.

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