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Vigil for slain rapper Nipsey Hussle turns to chaos, police name suspect

Posted at 7:26 AM, Apr 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-02 08:29:01-04

More than a dozen people were injured, with at least one person stabbed at the vigil site for a Grammy nominated rapper.

 19 people were taken to Los Angles hospitals with injuries and police issued a citywide tactical alert.

 All this coming after a chaotic scene overshadowed the memorial for slain rapper Nipsey Hussle Monday night.

 Police say at least one person was stabbed at the vigil.

 Two of the people taken to the hospital were in critical condition, two in serious condition and 15 considered to be non-life threatening.

 Crowds in the area scattered multiple times, with several people injured and receiving medical attention from paramedics.

 Several police vehicles could be seen approaching the scene in response to the chaos, and police arrived in force to take control of the situation.

 Police released a picture of Hussle’s suspected shooter following the Monday night chaos.

 According to the LAPD, Eric Holder is wanted for homicide in the shooting of the rapper, along with shooting two other people.

LAPD photo of Eric Holder

 Hussle was shot multiple times Sunday afternoon in front of his “Marathon” clothing store.

 Police believe the shooting was gang-related.