A$AP Rocky To Return To Court In June

A$AP Rocky To Return To Court In June

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A$AP Rocky has been ordered to return to court in Los Angeles, California for a preliminary hearing on June 5. According to Daily Mail, a judge will determine if Rocky will stand trial for allegedly shooting A$AP Relli in 2021.

A$AP Relli is a former friend of Rocky’s, as well as a former A$AP Mob member. Rocky, whose real name is Rakim Meyers, was arrested on April 20, 2022, for “assault with a deadly weapon” over an alleged shooting that took place in November 2021. Within three hours, Rocky was released from jail after paying a $550,000 bail.

A$AP Relli, whose real name is Terell Ephron, came forward as the alleged victim in August 2022, He alleged that Rocky “lured him to an obscure location in central Hollywood,” to “discuss a disagreement between the two of them.”

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A statement from Relli’s attorneys, Jamal Tooson and Brian Hurwitz, further provided more details. “Unbeknownst to Mr Ephron, A$AP Rocky was not just planning for a conversation and came armed with a semi-automatic handgun. After arriving at the location, a conversation ensued whereby without provocation, warning, or any justification, A$AP Rocky produced the handgun and intentionally fired multiple shots at Mr Ephron.”

In addition, A$AP Relli alleged the was hit by bullet fragments during the shooting and his injuries required medical attention. Additionally, the former A$AP Mob group mate filed a “civil assault and battery lawsuit” against Rocky, accusing him of the same actions.

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Rocky denied Relli’s allegations. The filing reportedly read: “Answering defendant generally denies each and every allegation of the complaint, and specifically denies that plaintiff has been damaged in any amount or in any way as a result of any act or omission of answering defendant.”

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