RAP sensation A$AP Rocky was charged on August 15, 2022, in connection to an alleged November 2021 filmagem.
The rapper, 33, faces two charges of assault with a semiautomatic firearm with allegations of personally using a firearm.
Por que A$AP Rocky foi preso?
A$AP Rocky, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, was allegedly involved in a November 6, 2021, shooting in Los Angeles, de acordo com as autoridades.
The shooting victim, who survived, told police Rocky and two others approached him on the street with a handgun.
According to police reports, the victim claimed A$AP Rocky shot at him three or four times.
Police say Rocky and the two other men fled the scene on foot.
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While no fatalities were reported, the victim said one of the bullets grazed his left hand.
Na quarta-feira, abril 20, 2022, LAPD said in a press release: “The Los Angeles Police Department has made an arrest in connection with a shooting that occurred in the Hollywood area in November of 2021.”
The statement from cops mentioned “an argument between two acquaintances” that occurred somewhere in Hollywood, Califórnia.
Eles adicionaram: “The argument escalated and resulted in the suspect firing a handgun at the victim.
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“The victim sustained a minor injury from the incident and later sought medical treatment.
“The suspect has been identified as 33-year-old Rakim Mayers, a Los Angeles resident, also known as music artist A$AP Rocky.
“Early this morning, LAPD officers arrested Mayers for assault with a deadly weapon (firearm) at the Los Angeles International Airport.”
Is A$AP Rocky going to jail?
O rapper posted a massive $550,000 bail before he was able to walk out of Los Angeles Police Department HQ on the afternoon of April 21, 2022, in Downtown LA.
He walked straight into a waiting SUV several hours after being detained by cops at the airport.
Cops were pictured by TMZ appearing to leave the home with a box of evidence.
Police also reportedly smashed into the L$D singer’s home after serving a search warrant at his LA mansion.
What charges does A$AP Rocky face?
Na segunda-feira, agosto 15, District Attorney George Gascón revealed his office had filed two charges against the rapper following the alleged assault of a former friend,
“Discharging a gun in a public place is a serious offense that could have ended with tragic consequences not only for the person targeted but also for innocent bystanders visiting Hollywood,’ said Gascón em um comunicado.
“My office conducted a thorough review of the evidence in this case and determined that the addition of a special firearm allegation was warranted.”
The rapper is scheduled to be arraigned in court on Wednesday, agosto 17.
The U.S. Sun has reached out to A$AP Rocky’s representatives.