December10 , 2023

Judge Rules A$AP Rocky Must Stand Trial in Shooting Case



A$AP Rocky is dealing with a trial.

A Los Angeles choose dominated on Nov. 20 that the rapper (actual identify Rakim Mayers) should stand trial on fees that he fired pictures at a pal throughout a 2021 incident in Hollywood, in keeping with NBC News. Rocky—who shares children RZA, 19 months, and Riot, 2 months, with Rihanna—has pled not responsible to two felony counts of assault with a semiautomatic firearm.

The choose decided “the totality of the video and testimony” confirmed sufficient proof for the case to move to trial.

“We’re not disillusioned, not stunned, we anticipated to go to trial, we have been planning for trial all alongside,” Rocky’s legal professional Joe Tacopina advised reporters outdoors courtroom, per NBC News. “Rocky goes to be vindicated when all that is stated and completed, with out query.”

During the preliminary listening to, Rocky’s childhood pal A$AP Relli (actual identify Terell Ephron) testified that the pair had an altercation on Nov. 6, 2021.

Rocky, 35, allegedly pointed a gun at him “throughout a heated dialogue,” per a Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office press launch obtained by E! News in August 2022. Then, in what prosecutors referred to as a “subsequent confrontation,” the “Praise the Lord” singer drew the gun and allegedly fired two pictures towards Relli.