Update regarding the arrest of rapper A$AP Rocky. According to sources A$AP was arrested at LAX airport after flying into Los Angeles Wednesday morning ; it’s now been revealed it was allegedly in connection with a November 2021 shooting involving the rapper.
Rakim Mayers, better known as A$AP Rocky, was detained on Wednesday at Los Angeles International Airport in connection to a November 2021 shooting, according to multiple law enforcement sources familiar with the matter.
Mayers’ attorney, Alan Jackson, confirmed that his client had been arrested.
Mayers had been under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Departments for a Nov. 6 shooting near Vista Del Mar and Selma Ave. around 10:20 pm. The shooting victim later told police that Mayers, who was walking with two others, approached him with a handgun on the street. The victim claimed Mayers shot at him three to four times and believed one of the bullets grazed his left hand, according to police reports.