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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

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Multiple Victim Shooting at a Strip Mall Results in Homicide NR19092ma

Update: Today around 1:15 p.m. a member of the public called the police to report seeing a person they believed to be Eric Holder in the 9900 block of Artesia Blvd in Bellflower. Los Angeles County Sheriff deputies responded and detained the man. South Bureau Homicide detectives responded to Lakewood Sheriff's Station and confirmed the person is Eric Holder. Holder was transported to a Los Angeles Police Department facility and will be booked for murder.

Los Angeles:
Detectives from LAPD's South Bureau Homicide Division are seeking the public's help in locating the suspect involved in a multiple victim shooting which resulted in a homicide.

On March 31, 2019 around 3:20 p.m. three male adults were standing in front of a business in a strip mall in the 3400 block of West Slauson Blvd. The suspect walked up to the men and fired numerous shots at them.

The victims were struck and fell to the ground.

The suspect ran southbound through an adjacent alley to a waiting vehicle. The suspect entered the passenger side of the vehicle and fled the area. The vehicle is a 2016 Chevy Cruze, white four doors, CA license plate 7RJD742. The vehicle was driven by an unidentified female.

Two victims were transported to local hospitals and one refused medical treatment at the scene. One victim, Ermias Asghedom, known as Nipsey Hussle, died as a result of the gunshot wounds he sustained
Detectives have worked tirelessly and are now asking for the public's help in locating the suspect in this case. The suspect has been identified as 29-year-old Eric Holder of Los Angeles.


Anyone with additional information is urged to call South Bureau Homicide Detectives, at 323-786-5100. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.

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