Nipsey Hussle's death certificate reveals he died 35 minutes after being shot in the head
The 33-year-old rapper was declared dead at 3.55 pm on March 31; his funeral is scheduled to be held on April 11
Rapper Nipsey Hussle's death certificate has revealed that he was pronounced dead 35 minutes after being shot repeatedly in the head and torso. The 33-year-old was declared dead at 3.55 pm on March 31 at California Hospital Medical Center, as per the document.
TMZ first obtained the death certificate of the late rapper, who was shot multiple times in the head and torso in the parking lot of his clothing store in south Los Angeles. It was also previously revealed that the alleged murderer, identified as Eric Holder, also known as 'Sh***y Cuz', was apparently walking away after opening fire at him, but when he heard the rapper's last words: "You shot me, you got me, I'm good," he fired more bullets at him.
Holder then kicked the 33-year-old rapper, real name Ermias Joseph Asghedom, as he lay dying outside his store, before finally fleeing the scene. Hussle's funeral is all set to take place in Los Angeles on April 11 at the Staples Center, following a procession of his body through the south Los Angeles neighborhoods that he grew up in.
Daily Mail suggests that Hussle had been helping a recently-released ex-con friend pick out clothes to go and see his family when he was shot outside his store. The rapper was further working to reduce violence in the neighborhood and was due to sit down with police chiefs to discuss how to stamp out gang warfare when he was killed.
Hussle, even in his death, happened to do a world of good, since the violence of his death managed to inspire gang members from all parts of Los Angeles to call a truce and march for peace in his memory. The march was organized by Watts, Compton, L.A. and Inglewood gang leaders who discussed the ceasefire on Thursday and followed it up with a peace march on Friday. The rally started at a grocery store in the neighborhood and moved towards Hussle's store - The Marathon Clothing. A makeshift memorial has been created by mourners in memory of the rapper there.
Hussle has left behind a seven-year-old daughter named Emani Asghedom, a two-year-old son named Kross Asghedom, and his long-term girlfriend, actress Lauren London. London posted about how heartbroken she was by the loss on her Instagram account. "I am completely lost. 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," she wrote.