LAPD Opens Internal Affairs Investigation Over Nipsey Hussle Case
The Los Angeles Police Department has opened an internal affairs investigation into why the woman who drove the getaway car in the shooting of Nipsey Hussle was sent home when she tried to turn herself in during the search for the killer.
The LAPD’s Office of the Inspector General revealed that the Internal Affairs Group is investigating a desk officer’s response.
LAPD spokesman Josh Rubenstein confirmed to the LA Times that the witness went to the station and was turned away but said that “early indications” show the witness was turned away due to a miscommunication.
“We want to make sure all of policies and procedures were followed,” Rubenstein said.
The woman drove suspected killer Eric Holder to and from the scene of Nipsey’s death and even reveals that she heard gunshots. Holder fled the scene and was arrested two days later. He remains in jail on a $6.5 million bail and faces a sentence of up to life in prison if convicted.
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