A$AP Rocky arrested at LAX in previously unreported 2021 shooting – National

A$AP Rocky was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon Wednesday at Los Angeles International Airport, according to the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and the rapper’s own attorney.

A$AP Rocky, whose legal name is Rakim Mayers, had just landed in the US when he was detained by police in connection with a previously unreported shooting that occurred in November 2021.

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The acclaimed rapper was heading home on a private jet after vacationing in Barbados with his pregnant girlfriend, pop singer and business mogul Rihanna.

According to the LAPD, Mayers, 33, is under investigation for allegedly shooting an individual on Nov. 6 near Selma Avenue and Argyle Avenue in Hollywood.

The shooting victim claims the rapper approached him with a gun and was accompanied by two other people. The victim says Mayers shot him three or four times and believes one of the bullets grazed his left hand.

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Los Angeles police arrested the rapper with the help of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) investigations team.

In January, Rihanna, 34, announced that she was pregnant with her first child with Mayers.

In 2019, the rapper was arrested and convicted of assault in Sweden. He served a month in jail after a fight broke out between him, members of his entourage and two men who were allegedly harassing them.

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