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A$AP Rocky charged in 2021 shooting, LA prosecutor says

Two people were arguing in the city’s Hollywood neighborhood on Nov. 6, 2021, when police say it escalated and the rapper allegedly fired a handgun. The person who was shot suffered minor injuries and sought medical attention, police said.

The rapper was arrested in April at Los Angeles International Airport and later released on $550,000 bond.
“Discharging a firearm in a public place is a serious offense that could have had tragic consequences not only for the person targeted but also for innocent bystanders visiting Hollywood,” Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón said in a statement. a statement. “My office conducted a thorough review of the evidence in this case and determined that the addition of a special firearm allegation was warranted.”
CNN has reached out to representatives for A$AP Rocky for comment. The rapper and his girlfriend, superstar singer Rihanna, welcomed their first child earlier this year.

A$AP Rocky is scheduled for arraignment at the Foltz Criminal Justice Center on Wednesday.

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