The rapper was arrested at LAX in November 2021 in connection with a shooting that was not previously publicized in the media.
According to NBC News, A$AP Rocky was arrested at the Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday in connection with a gunshot in November 2021.
The 33-year-old musician, whose legal name is Rakim Mayers, was detained by the Los Angeles police department with the help of Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s homeland security investigations team while returning from a holiday in Barbados with his girlfriend, Rihanna. This spring, the couple is expecting a kid.
Alan Jackson, the rapper’s lawyer, confirmed to NBC News that his client had been arrested.
A$AP Rocky was being investigated for a gunshot that occurred in Los Angeles on November 6, 2021, but was not previously publicized in the media. The shooting victim, who was unharmed, informed police that the rapper and two others approached him with a firearm on the street. According to police investigations, the victim said A$AP Rocky fired three or four shots at him, one of which grazed his left hand.
Officers were now conducting a search warrant at his residence in Los Angeles, according to TMZ.
A$AP Rocky, who is from the Harlem district of New York City, has been arrested before. He was arrested in Sweden in 2019 after a brawl involving his crew and two other individuals.
The rapper was found guilty of assault and sentenced to pay a fine of more than $1,000. He served a month in prison prior to his sentence and was not sentenced to any more time.
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