The victim of the shooting for which A$AP Rocky was arrested has come forward, and it’s a member of his A$AP Mob collective. As Rolling Stone reports, A$AP Relli, born Terell Ephron, identified himself as the individual Rocky shot in Hollywood on November 6, 2021. He is now planning to sue the Harlem rapper over the incident.
In a statement to RS, Relli’s attorneys, Jamal Tooson and Brian Hurwitz, alleged Rocky, whose birth name is Rakim Mayers, asked their client to meet up “to discuss a disagreement between the two of them” and “came armed with a semi-automatic handgun.”
Then “a conversation ensued whereby without provocation, warning, or any justification, ASAP Rocky produced the handgun and intentionally fired multiple shots at Mr. Ephron,” the statement continued.
Rocky was arrested in April in connection to the incident and charged with assault with a deadly weapon. He was released after posting a $500,000 bond.
As for Relli, he sustained a minor injury to his left hand and later sought medical treatment. His attorneys say he’s received “multiple death threats and irreparable harm to his career in the entertainment industry as a result of this incident.” Hence, his plans to file a civil lawsuit against Rocky.
According to RS, Rocky’s friendship with Relli, a talent manager and producer, dates back to high school. He previously credited Relli for bringing him into the A$AP Mob.
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