A$AP Rocky pleaded not responsible nowadays (Aug. 17) to two counts of assault with a semiautomatic firearm in Los Angeles. The incident took location on Nov. 6, 2021, in Hollywood, Calif., when Rocky allegedly shot at former A$AP Mob member A$AP Relli. In accordance to the L.A. District Attorney’s workplace, his future court docket date is on Nov. 2.
If convicted, he faces up to nine many years in jail, Rolling Stone reports. On Monday, Los Angeles District Lawyer George Gascón announced that the rapper, born Rakim Mayers, would be charged.
“Discharging a gun in a general public position is a major offense that could have finished with tragic implications not only for the man or woman specific but also for innocent bystanders going to Hollywood,” Gascón said. “My business carried out a comprehensive evaluate of the proof in this case and established that the addition of a exclusive firearm allegation was warranted.”
In April, Rocky was arrested at Los Angeles Global Airport in relationship with the incident. The rapper was on his way back to the U.S. on a personal plane from Barbados, the place he was vacationing with his fiancée, Rihanna, with whom he had a son in May perhaps. LAPD and ICE built the arrest at the airport.
SPIN has arrived at out to A$AP Rocky’s lawyer for comment.