A$AP Rocky was seen strolling out of the Los Angeles Police Department on Wednesday after having been arrested on the identical day straight out of the LAX International Airport. The LAPD arrested the rapper, whose actual title is Rakim Mayers, in connection to a capturing that occurred in November 2021.
According to Page Six, Mayers had simply landed on the airport on April 20 after a extremely publicized journey to Barbados along with his pregnant girlfriend Rihanna. With help from Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s homeland safety investigations workforce, LAPD officers had been already ready for the 33-year-old rapper to disembark from the non-public jet. They put him in handcuffs and booked him after his arrest.
Hours after he was arrested, he was seen leaving the LAPD headquarters surrounded by a number of cops as he boarded a black SUV. On the identical day of his arrest, Mayers posted bail which was set at $550,000, on costs of assault with a lethal weapon and his involvement within the mentioned capturing.
Cops acknowledged the November capturing allegedly occurred within the Hollywood space and stemmed from an argument between two those that had escalated to 1 individual firing a weapon on the different particular person. The suspected gunman who fled on foot with two different males after the incident was recognized by authorities as Mayers.
“The argument escalated and resulted in the suspect firing a handgun at the victim. The victim sustained a minor injury from the incident and later sought his medical treatment,” a police press launch acknowledged.
An announcement from the sufferer claimed Mayers shot at him a number of instances with one bullet grazing his left hand. A search warrant was executed on the rapper’s LA dwelling, the place police needed to resort to the usage of a battering ram to enter the property. The cops left the house taking with them a field crammed with potential proof.
Records present that Mayers was beforehand concerned in a high-profile authorized battle in 2019. At the time, he was convicted of assault after being concerned in a avenue struggle in Sweden. Although he was dealing with as much as two years in jail, Mayers didn’t face jail time however was ordered to pay restitution to the sufferer.