Los Angeles police have reportedly identified a suspect in Sunday's shooting of rapper and political activist Nipsey Hussle.

Police said in a statement released through social media that they are searching for Eric Holder, 29, on suspicion of killing Hussle and wounding two others in the shooting Sunday night in the city's Hyde Park neighborhood. The reason for the shooting is still unknown.


"Detectives have worked tirelessly and are now asking for the public's help in locating the suspect in this case," the LAPD told CNN in a statement.

"Eric Holder is wanted for Homicide in the shooting of Nipsey Hussle. He was last seen in a 2016 white 4 door Chevy Cruze CA license plate 7RJD742. Anyone with information related to his whereabouts or this deadly shooting is urged to contact South Bureau Homicide at 323-786-5100," the department wrote on Twitter.


Police told CNN that Holder appeared to depart the scene of Sunday's shooting in a vehicle "driven by an unidentified female" moments after the crime took place. The identity of the woman in the vehicle has not been released.

A memorial for Hussle devolved into chaos Monday night resulting in a stampede that injured 19 people including a police officer, according to local media reports.

Hussle, 33, was born Ermias Davidson Asghedom and founded the record label "All Money In."

"I urge calm and a period of reflection. Violent retaliation for this event will not be tolerated," Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas said following the shooting, according to CNN. "For healing to occur, even from this terrible incident, justice must be sought through legal means, and community peace must be found."