Jeezy AK-47 Assault Rifle Investigation Proves Firearm Does Not Belong To Rapper
UPDATE #5:Law enforcement officials find AK-47 is not Jeezy's
Jeezy’s tour bus was searched by police yesterday (August 24), which prevented the Atlanta rapper from appearing as part of the Under The Influence Of Music Tour at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, California yesterday, according to allhiphop.com.
The Def Jam Recordings artist reportedly did not leave his tour bus and the cause for the police’s search of Jeezy’s bus has not been revealed.
The story says that Jeezy was not charged with any crime.
The Under The Influence Of Music Tour also features Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla $ign, Rich Homie Quan, Sage the Gemini, Iamsu! and others.
On Friday (August 22), a man was shot and killed backstage at the Mountain View, California stop of the Under The Influence Of Music Tour. The next scheduled date on the tour, a Saturday (August 23) show at Chula Vista, California, was canceled.
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(August 25, 2014)
UPDATE: Jeezy has been arrested for possession of an assault rifle, according to TMZ.
The weapon was found on Jeezy as Irvine police officers were investigating a fatal shooting that took place Friday (August 22) in Mountain View, California at a Wiz Khalifa concert.
Jeezy, who is being held on $1,000,000 bail, is in custody.
Several members of the emcee's entourage were also arrested for gun possession, the report says.
(August 25, 2014)
UPDATE #2: Jeezy is being accused of carrying a military style AK-47 assault rifle, according to TMZ.
Jeezy and five members of his entourage, two of them being convicted felons, were reportedly charged with possession of the weapon. This is a felony charge. The website cites sources who say none of the people charged copped to owning the AK.
TMZ alo posted this image to go with its article.
(August 26, 2014)
UPDATE #3: Jeezy has entered a not guilty plea to possession of an illegal assault rifle, according to the Associated Press by way of ABC. The other five men who were arrested with Jeezy entered a not guilty plea also.
Jeezy is still incarcerated on $1 million bail.
His next court appearance is scheduled for September 5.
While police are investigating the fatal shooting at the Wiz Khalifa concert, as reported in this story, the AP reports that Jeezy and the five men charged here are not seen as suspects.
(August 28, 2014)
UPDATE #4: Jeezy posted bail yesterday (August 28), according to MTV's Rob Markman.
“All six men have posted bail and are currently being processed,” CTE’s Steve “Steve-O” Carless said in a statement to MTV. “They will be out shortly.”
(August 29, 2014)
UPDATE #5: TMZ reports that the firearm does not belong to Jeezy. The report states that it is registered to Jeezy's head of security, who was recently hospitalized after being shot at 1Oak nightclub in West Hollywood, California. TMZ says he was caught in the crossfire of the Suge Knight shooting and is recovering. According to the outlet, Jeezy was nowhere near the gun when it was found in a separate cabin of the tour bus.