Nipsey Hussle's Alleged Killer Files Motion To Get Two Charges Dropped - MTO News

Eric Holder, the alleged killer of late rapper Nipsey Hussle, is requesting that two counts of attempted murder be dropped, according to a report from the USC Annenberg Media Center.

Holder, 29, is currently facing a total of six charges, including murder and assault with a deadly weapon. 

Nipsey was gunned down outside of his clothing shop, The Marathon Store, in March. The pair engaged in a heated exchange before he left the scene and returned with two firearms, killing Hussle and injuring others.

The report says that Holder's defense attorney wants to charges dismissed because they rest on the "Kill Zone" theory.

In order for the "Kill Zone" theory to apply when determining attempted murder, six factors must be proven: there is a primary target, type of weapon used, distance between the shooter and target, proximity to other victims to target, whether victims are in an enclosed area, and whether the target was moving in the attack.

Holder is currently in jail awaiting trial.