CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES.- Pop star Rihanna’s boyfriend, the rapper A$AP Rocky, He was arrested on Wednesday los angeles international airport in connection with a shooting that occurred in November of last year in Hollywood, police said.
A$AP Rocky, 33, whose real name is Rakim Mayer, was currently in Barbados with the singer -originally from that Caribbean State-, according to information released by US media.
“Early this morning, Los Angeles Police Department officers arrested Mayers for assault with a deadly weapon (firearm) at Los Angeles International Airport,” the institution said in a statement.
According to police investigations, A$AP Rocky was involved in a shooting that occurred last year that left one injured in Hollywoodone of the metropolis districts in the western United States.
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“On November 6, 2021, around 10:15 p.m. (local), an argument broke out between two acquaintances in Hollywood. The discussion led to a suspect shooting a victim,” police spokesmen explained.
The victim received medical attention for “a minor injury,” the statement added, while the suspect and two other men left the scene. According to investigators, the rapper is the suspected shooter.
A$AP Rocky and Rihanna They began collaborating on musical projects for almost a decade, and rumors of a romance between the two began in 2020. They made their relationship official last year and announced that in January of this year they were expecting their first child.
“He became my family” during the pandemic, said the popular singer and businesswoman in a recent interview with the fashion magazine Vogue.
In 2019, A$AP Rocky was arrested in Stockholm, Swedenfor a street fight and spent several weeks in police custody.