Why was A$AP Rocky arrested?

Why was A$AP Rocky arrested?

RAP sensation A$AP Rocky was arrested on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, in connection with a shooting.

The rapper, 33, was cuffed by cops at Los Angeles' LAX Airport after a holiday to Barbados with pregnant popstar girlfriend Rihanna – but why was he arrested and will he go to jail?

Why was A$AP Rocky arrested?

On November 6, 2021, a shooting occurred in Los Angeles which the rapper is reportedly linked to.

The shooting victim, who survived, told police Rocky and two others approached him on the street with a handgun.

According to police reports, the victim claimed A$AP Rocky shot at him three or four times.

Police say Rocky – real name Rakim Mayers – and the two other men fled the scene on foot.

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While no fatalities were reported, the victim said one of the bullets grazed his left hand.

On Wednesday, April 20, 2022, LAPD said in a press release: "The Los Angeles Police Department has made an arrest in connection with a shooting that occurred in the Hollywood area in November of 2021."

The statement from cops mentioned "an argument between two acquaintances" that occurred somewhere in Hollywood, California.

They added: "The argument escalated and resulted in the suspect firing a handgun at the victim.

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"The victim sustained a minor injury from the incident and later sought medical treatment.

"The suspect has been identified as 33-year-old Rakim Mayers, a Los Angeles resident, also known as music artist A$AP Rocky.

"Early this morning, LAPD officers arrested Mayers for assault with a deadly weapon (firearm) at the Los Angeles International Airport."

Is A$AP Rocky going to jail?

The rapper posted a massive $550,000 bail before he was able to walk out of Los Angeles Police Department HQ on the afternoon of April 21, 2022, in Downtown LA.

He walked straight into a waiting SUV several hours after being detained by cops at the airport.

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Police also smashed into the L$D singer's home after serving a search warrant at his LA mansion.

Cops were pictured by TMZ leaving the home with a box of evidence.

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