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ASAP Rocky arrested at Los Angeles airport in connection with 2021 shooting

AMERICAN rapper, Rakim Mayers popularly known as ASAP Rocky has been arrested for a November 2021 assault with a deadly weapon.

He was arrested at the Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday, April 20, 2022.

According to US Weekly, a high ranking Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) official, the arrest took place just after he landed aboard a private jet from Barbados. He went on vacation with Barbadian music star, Rihanna with whom he is expecting a child with.

According to a release from the LAPD, the alleged shooting took place in the Hollywood area after an escalated argument between two acquaintances. The gunshot victim sustained a minor injury from the shooting and later sought his medical treatment.

Rocky has been convicted in another assault back in 2019 at Stockholm, Sweden. He was involved in a street fight and had to pay a fine to the victim.

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