May 17, 2022

A$AP Rocky detained at LA airport in connection to a November taking pictures

A$AP Rocky was detained at Los Angeles Worldwide Airport (LAX) on Wednesday in connection to a taking pictures within the fall of final yr. The Harlem rapper was touring to L.A. from Barbados, the place he and singer/entrepreneur girlfriend Rihanna had been vacationing, as reported by NBC News.

Rocky’s arrest stems from an investigation by the Los Angeles Police Division (LAPD) over a taking pictures that passed off on November 6, 2021. The taking pictures was not disclosed to the media till now. Rocky’s lawyer, Alan Jackson, confirmed his arrest, in accordance with NBC Information.

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ASAP Rocky lastly has his day in a Sweedish courtroom. Right here the rapper attends the Dior Homme Menswear Spring/Summer season 2019 present as a part of Paris Style Week on June 23, 2018 in Paris, France. (Picture by Jacopo Raule/Getty Pictures for Dior)

The taking pictures sufferer alleges that round 10:20 p.m. that night, Rocky, actual title Rakim Mayers, approached him close to Vista Del Mar and Selma Avenue and shot at him three to 4 instances. The sufferer states that one of many bullets grazed him in his left hand.

LAPD was assisted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Safety Investigations workforce throughout Rocky’s Wednesday arrest.

Rocky, a two-time Grammy nominee, made headlines in 2019 when he was arrested and detained in Stockholm, Sweden after being accused of attacking two residents whereas visiting for a efficiency. He was detained in early July and launched in August.

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 11: ASAP Rocky and Rihanna pose for an image as they rejoice her magnificence manufacturers Fenty Magnificence and Fenty Skinat Goya Studios on February 11, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Picture by Mike Coppola/Getty Pictures)

Rocky maintained his innocence, and video footage confirmed that he and his entourage had been provoked earlier than entering into the altercation with the accusers. The 33-year-old was convicted of assault, however was given a suspended sentence and was ordered to pay $1,000 in damages.

Particulars of his ordeal had been chronicled within the 2021 documentary, Stockholm Syndrome, premiering on the Tribeca Movie Competition.

Extra particulars into Rocky’s Wednesday arrest are to return because the story develops.

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