Young Jeezy Arrested For Possession Of Assault Rifle; Firearm Found After Shooting At Wiz Khalifa Concert
Rapper Young Jeezy was arrested for possession of an assault rifle after the firearm was discovered when investigators were looking into the fatal shooting at Wiz Khalifa’s concert in Mountain View, Calif., Friday night.
Young Jeezy Arrested
Jeezy was taken into custody Sunday night after police discovered the assault rifle in his tour bus – that was parked at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine – while carrying out a search warrant, according to TMZ. In addition to Jeezy, a five other people in the rapper’s entourage were arrested for gun possession.
Jeezy is still in police custody and is being held on $1 million bond.
On Friday night, there was a shooting at Wiz Khalifa’s concert at the Shoreline Aphitheater where 38-year-old Eric Johnson was killed backstage after getting shot five times. Jeezy has been touring with Wiz Khalifa on the Under the Influence of Music tour.
"The investigation in Mountain View led to our detectives developing enough information to write a search [warrant], which was executed on the group in Irvine," Mountain View police Sgt. Saul Jaeger said, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
"This remains an active homicide investigation and detectives are aggressively following up on all leads," Jaeger continued.