Rapper A$AP Rocky to stand trial over allegedly shooting at old friend: US rapper A$AP Rocky will go on trial for shooting at a former friend once and pulling a pistol on him twice, a Los Angeles court decided on Monday. Enoughinfo.com
The 35-year-old is charged with two counts of assault with a semiautomatic handgun. He is the father of two children with R&B singer Rihanna. He has refuted the accusations.
One of the original members of the A$AP group, Terell Ephron, told the court how the altercation in Hollywood in November 2021 left him with minor injuries. How To Make Your Fiverr Profile Stand out (All you need to Know)
Known by his stage name A$AP Relli, Ephron stated during a hearing last week that the two men’s friendship had soured and that he had abandoned other members of the group, which was established in New York in 2008.
While A$AP Rocky, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, went on to become well-known and wealthy, he alleged that other members of the group fell into drug abuse and poverty.
Rapper A$AP Rocky to stand trial over allegedly shooting at old friend
Following the demise of one gang member, the two guys engaged in a confrontation that was partially captured on camera.
Says Ephron Mayers yanked a gun out and pointed it in his stomach, threatening to murder him immediately.
Ephron said in a subsequent confrontation that he informed his longtime friend that he had “failed everybody,” but no one had the courage to tell him.
Mayers, who is out on bail, was scheduled to appear in court on January 8.
“I just wanted him to hear my side,” Ephron explained, adding that Mayers then shot at him, grazing his left hand.