American rapper A$AP Rocky was arrested at Los Angeles on Wednesday April 20th in connection to a 2021 shooting.
The rapper was detained and charged with assault with a deadly weapon. The Los Angeles Police Department announced the news in a press release.
The department made the arrest with assistance from Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations team.
Rocky, has been under investigation by the LAPD for his alleged involvement in a November 6th shooting.
Police said an argument between “two acquaintances” escalated and resulted in the suspect firing a handgun at the victim. Following the shooting, the suspect and two additional males fled the scene on foot.
Authorities later identified Rocky, 33, as the suspect.
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This will not be the first time the rapper will be in Police trouble. Rocky was arrested and jailed in Sweden for a month. This was for involvement in a street fight with alleged “drug addicts.” In 2019.
A Swedish judge ordered the release of Rocky and two members of his crew in the explosive assault case that even attracted President Donald Trump’s attention.
In a statement after his release, Rocky reflected on his one-month jail stint, calling it a “very difficult and humbling experience.”
He returned back to the US on a private jet less than 12 hours after his release.
Rocky and 34-year-old Rihanna’s baby is due any day now.
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