ASAP Rocky went to courtroom yesterday for a preliminary listening to within the shooting case against him. There, ASAP Relli, the previous ASAP Mob member who accused Rocky of capturing him within the hand in 2021, testified that Rocky instructed him, “I’ll kill you proper now,” earlier than opening hearth 4 occasions.
Rocky had already pled not guilty to 2 counts of assault with a semi-automatic firearm after being arrested in April 2022 at LAX whereas coming back from Barbados on a visit together with his girlfriend (rumored wife) Rihanna.
Police additionally raided Rocky’s home in Los Angeles, reportedly finding a gun, however not the one used within the alleged capturing. Police additionally mentioned they secured footage of the shooting, offering sufficient proof to formally cost the rapper for assault.
Relli later sued Rocky and his lawyer Joe Tacopina for defamation, arguing that statements Tacopina made about Relli “attempting to get cash from Rocky” constituted slander.
According to TMZ, Tacopina cross-examined Relli, attempting to reveal inconsistencies in his story and questioning why he delayed going to legislation enforcement. Relli insisted that he solely waited to report the alleged assault for worry of retaliation. He additionally denied that the report was a cash play, whereas detailing how precisely the ASAP Mob members fell out.