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Rapper A$AP Rocky pleads not guilty in felony assault case


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Rapper A$AP Rocky has pleaded not guilty to felony gun charges involving a 2021 dispute in Hollywood.

The rapper, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, appeared in a Los Angeles court on Wednesday for his arraignment. He faces two counts of assault with a semi-automatic firearm with allegations of personal use of a firearm, Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón’s office said in a statement. hurry. His bail was set at $550,000.

The Nov. 6, 2021 shooting came after a row in Hollywood involving Mayers’ former friend A$AP Relli. During the feud, Mayers allegedly bought a handgun and shot Relli twice, who suffered minor injuries to his hand. He then fled with two other people.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Victoria B. Wilson ordered the rapper to stay away from the former friend.

Rihanna and A$AP Rocky, real name Rakim Mayers, are seen filming a music video in the Bronx on July 10, 2021 in New York City. Mayers was arrested earlier this year at Los Angeles International Airport after vacationing in Barbados with singer Rihanna, with whom he shares a child.
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Mayers was arrested earlier this year at Los Angeles International Airport after vacationing in Barbados with singer Rihanna, with whom he shares a child.

Rapper A$AP Rocky pleads not guilty to assault charges during his arraignment at the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center in Los Angeles on August 17, 2022.

Rapper A$AP Rocky pleads not guilty to assault charges during his arraignment at the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center in Los Angeles on August 17, 2022.
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The case is still under active investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department and a preliminary hearing is scheduled for November.

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Rapper A$AP Rocky has pleaded not guilty to firearms charges.

Rapper A$AP Rocky has pleaded not guilty to firearms charges.
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A representative for Mayers did not immediately respond to Fox News Digital for a request for comment.

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.


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