LOS ANGELES (CBS News) — Rapper A$AP Rocky was arrested Wednesday as he arrived at LAX in connection with a Hollywood shooting back in November.
The 33-year-old rapper, whose legal name is Rakim Mayers, was identified by the LAPD as the gunman in a Nov. 6, 2021 shooting in the area of Selma and Argyle avenues. Police say he had argued with an acquaintance, which escalated into a shooting.
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The unidentified victim sustained a minor injury from the shooting. The gunman and two other men ran away from the area, according to the LAPD.
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Mayers was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, and police say they will present a case against him to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office for filing consideration.
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