ASAP Rocky was detained on Wednesday at Los Angeles International Airport in connection to a November 2021 shooting, NBC reports citing multiple law enforcement sources.
The rapper, born Rakim Mayers, was arriving on a private plane from Barbados, where he had been on vacation with his girlfriend Rihanna. The rapper had been under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Departments for a Nov. 6 shooting near Vista Del Mar and Selma Ave. The shooting victim told police that the rapper, who was walking with two others, approached him with a handgun on the street. The victim claimed Rocky shot at him three to four times and believed one of the bullets grazed his left hand, according to police reports.
This is the first time that the shooting is being reported in the media. The rapper’s lawyer, Alan Jackson confirmed that his client had been arrested.
ASAP Rocky and Rihanna are expecting their first child together, as announced back in January. The two were vacationing in Barbados with family and friends.