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Rapper A$AP Rocky Arrested At LAX In Connection With 2021 Shooting

Rapper ASAP Rocky, whose hair is braided and is wearing a black suit with a black suit, smiles at an event.
A$AP Rocky, seen here in New York on September 12, 2019, was arrested by Los Angeles police officers on April 20, 2022.
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Rapper A$AP Rocky, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, was arrested this morning at LAX in connection with a November 2021 shooting in Hollywood.

In a statement, the Los Angeles Police Department said the performer allegedly fired a shot after an argument at around 10:15 p.m. on November 6. The victim sustained a minor injury and declined medical treatment. that escalated to a shooting in Hollywood late last year

The rapper was charged with assault with a deadly weapon after being arrested at LAX, where he had arrived on a private jet.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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