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AP$Rocky arrested at LAX in connection with shooting

AP$Rocky arrested at LAX in connection with shooting

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A$AP Rocky was arrested Wednesday by the Los Angeles Police Department in connection with the November 2021 shooting. Rocky, whose legal name is Rakim Myers, was returning from a trip to Barbados with his girlfriend, Rihanna, when LAPD officers detained him at Los Angeles International Airport . Eyewitnesses said TMZ He arrived on a private plane and was handcuffed at the station.

for every NBC, A$AP Rocky is under investigation into the November 6 shooting in Hollywood near Vista del Mar and Selma Avenue. a LAPD press release Back to A$AP Rocky and the victim are “friends” and say they got into an argument that “escalated and resulted in the suspect firing a pistol.” The victim told the officers that A$AP Rocky shot him “three to four times” while grabbing his left hand, before fleeing with two other men. The shooting did not appear to have been reported in the press at the time.

A$AP Rocky and Rihanna are said to have started dating in late 2020, although neither would confirm the relationship until May 2021, when he called her “the love of my life” in GQ Interview. In January, they announced that they are I expect a childRecently, Rihanna told him Vogue magazine She is in the third trimester of pregnancy. Their last trip to Barbados came in the wake of Rumors of their separation After I cheated A$AP Rocky with a shoe designer Amina Maadi, though those rumors were immediately dispelled.

A$AP Rocky has fought several feuds with the law in the past decade, including two counts of assault after public altercations. In July 2019, it was Arrested in Sweden After he and three of his entourage clash with a man in the street. Both parties claimed that they acted in self-defence. A$AP Rocky was held in Sweden for six weeks and after a trial he was found guilty of petty assault and required to pay $1,270 in compensation.

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NBC Reports that Rihanna was with him when he was arrested, and law enforcement officials searched A$AP Rocky’s L.A. home. According to court records, he was released on bail hours after his arrest and the trial date has been set for August 17.

This article has been updated.