A$AP Rocky was taken into police custody following alleged 2021 shooting in LA
A$AP Rocky was detained at Los Angeles International Airport, as he came off of a private airplane from Barbados in connection to a November 2021 shooting.
ASAP Rocky Reportedly Arrested at LAX in Connection to 2021 Shooting
A$AP Rocky was reportedly arrested at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday (April 20).
The Harlem rapper, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, was returning from Barbados on a private jet at the time, per TMZ, who initially reported he was “met by cops at the terminal” and handcuffed.
Meanwhile, according to Wednesday report from regional outlet KNBC stated that Rocky was detained in connection with a November 2021 shooting, details of which had not previously been disclosed. According to that report, the Testing artist had been “under investigation” following a shooting near Vista Del Mar and Selma Ave on the evening of Nov. 6.
The victim of the shooting survived and according to a police report, claimed that A$AP and two others approached him on the street and "shot at him three to four times and believed one of the bullets grazed his left hand."
The arrest was made by the LAPD, who received help at the airport from Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations team.