Police Say Guns Found at ASAP Rocky’s Home Unrelated to 2021 Shooting; Video of Incident Being Examined (UPDATE)

Following ASAP Rocky’s arrest at LAX last week in connection to a 2021 shooting, authorities have seized multiple guns from his Los Angeles home.

ASAP Rocky news story April 28

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ASAP Rocky news story April 28

UPDATED 4/29, 9:30 a.m. ET: Police confirmed what ASAP-adjacent sources told TMZ: the guns were definitively not used in the shooting. Authorities ran the serial numbers at Rocky’s house and left the weapons there. In a newer development, the outlet reports that LAPD sources say they’re in possession of a video of the shooting, “presumably from a surveillance camera.”

“If the video is clear enough, it could be bad news for ASAP. The video could be even more powerful evidence than the gun itself,” TMZ writes, noting the District Attorney has not made a decision about charging the rapper.

UPDATED 4/28, 12:22 p.m. ET: TMZ cites sources close to ASAP Rocky as saying cops determined the guns were “lawfully purchased and legally registered,” and are not connected to the 2021 shooting.

See original story below.

Following his arrest at LAX last week in connection to a 2021 shooting, authorities have seized multiple guns from ASAP Rocky’s Los Angeles home.

TMZ reports that police searched his property last week and walked away with several firearms. Law enforcement sources said detectives plan to run ballistic tests on the weapons, which could determine whether Rocky was the individual who fired at a victim in the November 2021 shooting. There will also be extensive background checks on the guns to deduce whether they might be stolen or possibly belong to someone other than Rocky.

Rocky was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday, April 20 upon returning home from Barbados on a private jet. Police served the search warrant at Rocky’s residence following the arrest, with officers utilizing a battering ram to enter the property. Cops were spotted leaving the property with “a box of potential evidence,” although it’s unclear if the firearms were included.

According to further details that arrived after ASAP’s arrest, police elected not to give notice to Rocky or his team in order to simultaneously carry out a search at his home. He was later released from custody after posting bail, which was set at $550,000. Rocky, who has not yet been charged with any crimes, was seen dining with Rihanna just days after his arrest.

The alleged victim said Rocky and two other individuals approached him last fall and shot at him several times amid an argument. The unnamed individual said a bullet “grazed his left hand” during the reported incident. 

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