A$AP Rocky pleaded not responsible right now (Aug. 17) to 2 counts of assault with a semiautomatic firearm in Los Angeles. The incident occurred on Nov. 6, 2021, in Hollywood, Calif., when Rocky allegedly shot at former A$AP Mob member A$AP Relli. In line with the L.A. District Lawyer’s workplace, his subsequent court docket date is on Nov. 2.
If convicted, he faces as much as 9 years in jail, Rolling Stone stories. On Monday, Los Angeles District Lawyer George Gascón introduced that the rapper, born Rakim Mayers, could be charged.
“Discharging a gun in a public place is a critical offense that would have ended with tragic penalties not just for the particular person focused but additionally for harmless bystanders visiting Hollywood,” Gascón stated. “My workplace performed a radical assessment of the proof on this case and decided that the addition of a particular firearm allegation was warranted.”
In April, Rocky was arrested at Los Angeles Worldwide Airport in reference to the incident. The rapper was on his manner again to the U.S. on a non-public airplane from Barbados, the place he was vacationing together with his fiancée, Rihanna, with whom he had a son in Could. LAPD and ICE made the arrest on the airport.
SPIN has reached out to A$AP Rocky’s legal professional for remark.