Eric Holder Pleads Not Guilty In Nipsey Hussle Murder Case

Members of Calgary's Eritrean community released balloons to mark the death of Nipsy Hussle

The man who allegedly shot and killed American rapper Nipsey Hussle was charged with murder and two counts of attempted murder. He was charged with one count of murder, two counts of attempted murder and felony. Entering not guilty pleas to all charges for Holder was his attorney Chris Darden.

If convicted as charged, he faces a possible maximum sentence of life in state prison.

Darden tried unsuccessfully to prevent the media from filming his client during his arraignment on Thursday, arguing that there was an "issue of identity".

Nipsey Hussle, who earned a Grammy nomination in 2018 for his first major-label release, Victory Lap, was 33 years old at the time of the shooting.

It was Sunday afternoon - hours before hundreds of mourners would descend on South Los Angeles to remember a man known as much for his boastful music as for his humble contributions to his community.

Holder appeared in court behind bars in a holding cell and spoke only to acknowledge his rights.

Los Angeles Police Chief Michael Moore said at one point the suspect left before coming back with a gun and opening fire.

In other news, the woman responsible for driving the getaway vehicle has reportedly made claims that she had no idea that a shooting was going to occur when she gave Holder a ride.

The 29-year-old was told to return for a hearing on 10 May and ordered to be held on $5m (£3.8m) bail.

Following news of his death, Hussle's friends, family and fans, including his longtime love, Lauren London, expressed their sadness and shared their condolences.

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