Nipsey Hussle Murder Trial Set to Begin This June

Mural artist Gustavo Zermeno Jr. walks on a basketball court mural he dedicated to slain rapper Nipsey Hussle in Los Angeles. Mural artist Gustavo Zermeno Jr. walks on a basketball court mural he dedicated to slain rapper Nipsey Hussle in Los Angeles. (Photo: Jae C. Hong AP)

Eric Holder, the man accused of being the triggerman in the murder of late rap star Nipsey Hussle, has been given a trial date of June 2, according to the Los Angeles Criminal Court calendar. The hearing will be held at the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center in Los Angeles.

Holder, who was arrested in 2019 after a two-day manhunt, has pleaded not guilty to one count of murder, two counts of attempted murder, two counts of assault with a deadly weapon, and one count of felony possession of a firearm in connection with the fatal shooting. If convicted, he faces a life sentence in prison.

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