Eric Holder Jr., the man charged in the fatal shooting of Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle, was found guilty on Wednesday (July 6).
Holder was charged with one count of first-degree murder in connection to Hussle’s death and charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder due to two bystanders being hit by gunfire at the scene per The Associated Press.
Jurors deliberated for about six hours over two days before reaching the verdict.
Last month during the trial, Deputy District Attorney John McKinney said there was “no doubt” Holder knew he’d kill Hussle, adding that Holder shot Hussle at least 10 times and kicked him in the head before running away, according to the AP.
Hussle, born Ermias Asghedom, was fatally shot outside of his Los Angeles clothing store in March 2019.