Eric Holder, aka ‘Shitty Cuz,’ was arrested on Tuesday in connection to the murder of Nipsey Hussle. The LAPD confirmed the arrest in a statement on Twitter, and TMZ released a video of the arrest as it took place.
The LAPD’s statement reads, “Eric Holder, the suspected killer of Nipsey Hussle, has been arrested and is in police custody. Thank you to both our community for the heightened awareness/vigilance, and our partners at
Here’s the video of the arrest:
The arrest of Holder came a few hours after the LAPD held a press conference on Tuesday morning, urging the public to continue with assistance in helping find justice for Hussle and his family members. Following the press conference, Chief Michel Moore tweeted,
“The men & women of the LAPD have been feverishly working—along w/ the support of our community—to find the individual responsible for the murder of Nipsey Hussle. Eric Holder represents a substantial risk to public safety & we are asking for continued assistance in locating him.”
Here’s what you need to know:
Holder Was Arrested in the Bellflower Area on Tuesday Afternoon
Holder was arrested on Tuesday afternoon in the area of Bellflower, a neighborhood in California. Bellflower is just east of Compton and north of Lakewood.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Holder, whose full name is “Eric Ronald Holder,” was booked at 1:15 p.m. on suspicion of murder, and is being held without bail.
Here’s another video of the arrest:
Earlier in the day, a witness told Fox Los Angeles that Holder originally tried to flee the police, then surrendered shortly after.
Here’s dispatch audio of the arrest:
On Instagram, Shitty Cuz’s Handle Is “ima_god_in_da_streetz.”
Though a number of parody and fake accounts have been posted under some moniker of “Shitty Cuz” since word of his accused involvement with the Hussle murder let out, the account above is the real Shitty Cuz account. Multiple Twitter users have claimed that Cuz posted videos of himself driving around in the same car the LAPD now is asking the public to help find. One user tweeted, “How the
#LAPD got ‘all hands on deck’ looking for #shittycuz?!? The dude posting all his whereabouts on his IG story in his Chevy…he riding thru the city #NipseyHussle”
On his account, Shitty Cuz has one highlight story titled “I’m so hood”, which holds this photograph:
Shitty Cuz’s Instagram bio reads, “Cool young king….hood playa patna” Here are some of the photos he has posted on his Instagram: