LOS ANGELES—Rapper A$AP Rocky was taken into custody Wednesday morning at Los Angeles International Airport in reference to a taking pictures in Hollywood final 12 months, authorities mentioned.
The performer, whose actual title is Rakim Mayers, was detained on suspicion of assault with a lethal weapon, the Los Angeles Police Department mentioned in an announcement Wednesday.
Mayers, 33, was needed in linked with a Nov. 6, 2021 taking pictures after an argument escalated, authorities mentioned. Mayers is accused of firing a handgun at an acquaintance, who sustained a minor harm and later sought medical therapy, police mentioned.
Mayers and two different males ran after the gunfire, police mentioned.
Mayers’ RCA Records publicist and legal professional didn’t instantly reply to requests for remark.
TMZ and NBC News first reported the arrest and particulars of the 2021 taking pictures.
Mayers had been photographed days earlier in Barbados with Rihanna. The high-profile superstar couple introduced in January that they had been anticipating their first baby collectively. They haven’t revealed the due date.
Mayers launched his final studio album 4 years in the past and like Rihanna has turn out to be as identified for trend trendsetting as he’s for music. He was the main target of worldwide consideration in 2019 after being detained for practically a month in Sweden following a avenue brawl. He was discovered responsible of assault and given a “conditional sentence” that meant no extra time in jail.
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