10 Things We Know About Nipsey Hussle’s Alleged Killer Eric Holder

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Eric Holder, the suspect in the killing of rapper Nipsey Hussle is seen with his attorney, Christopher Darden, front, in Los Angeles County Superior court Thursday, April 4, 2019. Hussle pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder and attempted murder charges. Holder was ordered held in lieu of $5 million bail. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, Pool)

Eric Holder, also known as Shitty Cuz and Fly Mac, was arrested Tuesday in connection with the March 31 shooting death of visionary entrepreneur, activist and hip-hop artist Nipsey Hussle.

Hussle was shot on Sunday, at age 33, outside the Marathon Clothing store at the strip mall he was redeveloping in Crenshaw, the neighborhood where he was born in South Los Angeles. It’s the same strip mall where he once sold his unsigned mixtapes from the trunk of his car.

Here are 10 things we know about Holder.

He could spend the rest of his life in prison

Holder has been charged with the murder of Hussle. Arraignment was scheduled for Thursday. He faces two counts of attempted murder and one count of possession of a firearm by a felon. The maximum sentence is life in prison.