Rapper ASAP Rocky was arrested Wednesday morning at Los Angeles International Airport in connection with a November non-fatal shooting incident, the LAPD confirmed.
NBC first reported that the rapper, who’s given name is Rakim Mayers, was picked up upon arrival in a private jet from Barbados, where he had been celebrating with his pregnant wife Rihanna. The arrest was confirmed by TMZwhich said Rocky was met at the terminal by police and taken away in handcuffs on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon.
The LAPD then confirmed the news in a tweet:
Los Angeles detectives had been investigating Mayers in a previously unreported Nov. 6 shooting in Los Angeles. The alleged victim told police Mayers approached him that evening on the street with a handgun and shot at him multiple times, possibly grazing his hand from him.
A lawyer for Mayer did not immediately respond to messages left by TheWrap.
Pamela Chelin contributed to this report.
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