Nipsey Hussle's Alleged Murderer's Appeal Denied In Court
By Peyton Blakemore
November 14, 2019
According to the outlet, Judge Robert J. Perry sided with the prosecution after Eric Holder's defense attorney asked to dismiss two of his six charges — the two charges related to the two other victims in the case that the suspect allegedly shot — on the grounds that the "kill zone theory" did not apply. “I’m unwilling to do that,” Judge Perry said in court.
The prosecution reportedly believes that Eric is, in fact, guilty of attempted murder because of that same “kill zone theory,” meaning "he targeted one victim, but due to his mode of attack (two firearms in this case)," he intended to kill everyone in a particular zone, especially since his initial target was not moving, TSR reports.
Eric is accused of murdering Nipsey outside his Marathon clothing store on March 31. He was charged with one count of first-degree murder, two counts of attempted murder, one count of possession of a firearm by a felon, and two counts of assault with a firearm. Eric entered a not guilty plea in April.
His trial will reportedly begin in February. If convicted, he faces life in prison.
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TSR STAFF: Christina C! @cdelafresh ___ #TSRExclusive: A judge has denied a motion by Eric Holder, the man accused of killing #NipseyHussle, to dismiss related attempted murder charges in the case. ___ It happened this morning at a Los Angeles courthouse where Holder’s lawyers argued the “kill zone theory” did not apply to the attempted murder charges related to the two other victims Holder allegedly shot and asked to dismiss those two charges in the case. ___ Judge Robert J. Perry sided with the prosecution on this one. “I’m unwilling to do that,” Perry said. The prosecution believes that Holder is in fact guilty of attempted murder because of that same “kill zone theory,” meaning he targeted one victim, but due to his mode of attack (two firearms in this case), he had intent to kill everyone in a particular zone, especially given that his initial target was not moving. ___ Following today’s hearing, Holder’s case will now move forward to trial in February. This story is developing.
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