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Lauren London speaks following Nipsey Hussle’s death

SOULMATES: Nipsey Hussle and Lauren London (Photo credit: Instagram)

ACTRESS LAUREN London, has broken her silence following the rapper's death, revealing she feels "lost" without her "protector".

The hip hop star and activist was shot to death outside his Marathon Clothing store in Crenshaw, Los Angeles on Sunday (Mar 31), and London paid tribute to her longtime love via Instagram.

“I am completely lost, I’ve lost my best friend, my sanctuary, my protector, my soul....” wrote London. “I’m lost without you, we are lost without you babe, I have no words.

London’s friends and fellow celebs rallied around her and shared their condolences. Gabrielle Union commented: “We love and support you and the kids. Wegotchu,” while Alicia Keys wrote: “Soulmates forever! We are all Sending you, your babies and your family the brightest most protective and loving collective unified light beautiful sister.”

Hussle, real name Ermias Asghedom, was pronounced dead at a Los Angeles-area hospital on Sunday after sustaining gunshot wounds to the head and torso.

He and London had been dating since 2013 and shared two-year-old son Kross together. Nipsey also leaves behind a young daughter, Emani, from a previous relationship.

London is also mother to ex-boyfriend Lil Wayne's nine-year-old son Cameron.

Meanwhile, Los Angeles police officials have confirmed they've arrested the man they believe shot and killed the rapper.

A man was taken into custody on Tuesday, and now a police spokesman has confirmed the cops have their man.

"Eric Holder, the suspected killer of Nipsey Hussle, has been arrested and is in police custody," an LAPD tweet reads. "Thank you to both our community for the heightened awareness/vigilance, and our partners at @LASDHQ (Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department)."

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