Nipsey Hussle Death Certificate Reveals Key, Tragic Tidbit

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We have another update on the tragic death of Nipsey Hussle.

TMZ has obtained her official death certificate for the late rapper, which lists his cause of death as gunshot wounds to the head and torso.

This piece of information was already known, of course, but the legal document does add another tidbit that may be of interest.

Nipsey Hussle Photograph

According to the certificate, Hussle was pronounced dead at 3:55 p.m. on March 31, 35 minutes after he was gunned down.

The culprit strongly appears to be a man named Eric Holder, as surveillance camera footage clearly depicts Holder walking up to Hussle on the afternoon in question and opening fire.

As previously reported, Holder walked away after putting one or two bullets in the artist... only for Hussle to actually say a few words to his assailant.

Realizing the rapper was still alive, Holder then quickly circled back, shot Hussle again, kicked him and sprinted away to a nearby alley where a getaway car was waiting for him.

Nipsey Hussle and Fans

Holder, who was subsequently arrested, is being held on $5 million bond on charges of murder, attempted murder and possession of a firearm by a felon.

For those interested:

Nipsey's death certificate lists his occupation as an artist and entrepreneur. It also says he was never married at the time of his death and worked in the entertainment and real estate industries.

But Hussle was very seriously involved with actress Lauren London, with whom he shared a two-year old daughter.

Nipsey Hussle and Lauren London

In the wake of this murder, London wrote the following on Instagram:

“I am completely loss. I’ve lost my best friend. My sanctuary. My protector. My soul…. I’m lost without you. We are lost without you babe. I have no words.”

The stars were together for five years at the time of Hussle's homicide.

This devastating murder has sent shockwaves throughout Hollywood, along with nearly every other industry.

Nipsey Hussle Pic

Celebrities such as Steph Curry, LeBron James, Rihanna and Drake have all posted tributes to the slain superstar.

Hussle grew up in a dangerous, violent section of Los Angeles... but had dedicated his life to pursuing avenues of peace and to bringing people together; even rival gangs.

Candlelight vigils have been held across the globe and a huge memorial service will be held at Staples Center Thursday.

It will be open to the public.

Hussle was only 33 years old.

We continue to send our condolences to his family members, friends and loved ones.

May the rapper rest in peace.

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