Hollywood: The Los Angeles Police Department’s Robbery-Homicide Division Detectives have made an arrest in connection with a shooting that occurred in the Hollywood area in November of 2021.
On November 6, 2021, around 10:15 p.m., an argument between two acquaintances occurred in the area of Selma Avenue and Argyle Avenue, in the Hollywood Area. The argument escalated and resulted in the suspect firing a handgun at the victim. The victim sustained a minor injury from the incident and later sought his medical treatment. Following the shooting, the suspect and two additional males fled the area on foot.
Detectives worked diligently to investigate and corroborate the reporting information which helped identify the suspect(s) involved. The suspect has been identified as 33-year-old Rakim Mayers, a Los Angeles resident, also known as music artist A$AP Rocky.
Early this morning, LAPD officers arrested Mayers for Assault with a deadly weapon (firearm) at the Los Angeles International Airport.
This case will be presented to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office for filing consideration.
Anyone with information about this matter is asked to contact Robbery-Homicide Division, Detectives F. Flores, C. Camacho, or D. Menifee at (213) 486-6860. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P-3 Tips” mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.