Rapper A$AP Rocky was charged with assault and accused of firing a handgun towards a former friend in November, reviews mentioned.
The rapper, whose actual identify is Rakim Mayers, has been hit with two counts of assault with a semiautomatic firearm with allegations of personally utilizing a firearm, Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón’s workplace mentioned in a press launch.
“Discharging a gun in a public place is a serious offense that could have ended with tragic consequences not only for the person targeted but also for innocent bystanders visiting Hollywood,” the official assertion learn.
“My office conducted a thorough review of the evidence in this case and determined that the addition of a special firearm allegation was warranted,” the press launch continued.
The Praise the Lord rapper, 33, is ready to be introduced earlier than the choose on Wednesday (Aug. 17).
The alleged shooting befell on November 6, 2021, after an argument in Hollywood. Rocky was detained in reference to an investigation by the LAPD right into a non-fatal shooting in Hollywood on Nov. 6 and launched on $550,000 bond.
At the time of the arrest earlier this 12 months, Rocky returned to Los Angeles on a non-public aircraft after a trip in Barbados with Rihanna, in response to TMZ report.
The case stays beneath lively investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department.