Nipsey Hussle’s alleged murderer, Eric Holder, has his bail set at $7,040,000, while he is being held in solitary confinement.
According to TMZ, Holder, 29, is being held in solitary confinement, as the police fear for his life due to the severity of his alleged crime. He was captured and taken into police custody on Tuesday (Apr. 2).
“We’re told police refuse to let Holder mingle with the general population, because they believe he’s a target,” the gossip site reads.
“As it is, cops were in a race to arrest him before someone on the street took him out. Our sources also say he’ll remain in solitary once he’s transferred to L.A. County Jail while awaiting trial.”
Eric Holder, was arrested by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies after a witness called authorities to report seeing a person believed to be Holder at a mental health facility.
Deputies responded and detained the man before Homicide detectives with the Los Angeles Police Department responded to Lakewood Sheriff’s Station and confirmed he was Holder.
Rapper Nipsey Hussle, whose real name is Ermias Joseph Asghedom was one of three men shot outside The Marathon clothing store. He was pronounced dead at the hospital, while the other two men were in stable condition.
According to The Blast, Holder has a criminal record that includes a 2009 arrest and charge of domestic battery against the mother of his child. He pleaded down the battery charge by agreeing to complete an anger management treatment program and stay 100 yards away from the woman.
He was also arrested in 2012 and charged with carrying a loaded gun. He made a deal with prosecutors and was sentenced to six months in Los Angeles County jail.
According to court records obtained by The Blast, Holder was ordered not to “own, use or possess any dangerous or deadly weapons, including firearms, knives or other concealable weapons.