American rapper A$AP Rocky was arrested by the Los Angeles Police Department on Wednesday at the LA airport.
The arrest is in connection with a shooting that happened in November 2021.
LAPD released a statement detailing the assault.
33-year-old Rakim Mayers, a Los Angeles resident, also known as music artist A$AP Rocky, has been arrested in connection to a shooting that occurred in the Hollywood area in November of 2021. pic.twitter.com/YeV9w2udDL
— LAPD HQ (@LAPDHQ) April 20, 2022
They claimed an “argument escalated and resulted in the suspect firing a handgun at the victim.”
It continued: “The victim sustained a minor injury from the incident and later sough medical treatment.
“Following the shooting, the suspect and two additional males fled the area on foot.”
According to LAPD via USA Today, Rocky was released later on Wednesday after posting a $550,000 bail.