A$AP Rocky appears in court after being charged with firearm assault
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A$AP Rocky appeared in court in Los Angeles on Wednesday (17) after being charged with assault with a firearm. According to People, the father of Rihanna’s child was accused by the prosecution of shooting twice with a semi-automatic a former friend, named A$AP Relli (part of the rapper collective A$AP Mob), during an argument in Hollywood in November 2021.
The singer, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, reportedly appeared in court only to plead not guilty and for the judge in the case to read his rights.
“Firing a weapon in a public place is a serious offense that could have tragic consequences, not only for the person targeted, but also for innocent people passing by to visit Hollywood,” prosecutor George Gascón said two days before the shooting. rapper appear in court.
A$AP Rocky also received a restraining order that requires him to stay at least 100 meters away from alleged victim Relli, who is suing the rapper for $25,000 in damages. Relli claims to have had minor hand injuries from the shots fired.
A preliminary trial has been scheduled for November 2.