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Young Jeezy arrested in connection to fatal shooting at 'Under the Influence of Music' concert with Wiz Khalifa

By Gina DiFalco,

Rapper Young Jeezy, real name Jay Wayne Jenkins, was arrested on weapons charges and taken into custody on Sunday with five other people in connection to a fatal shooting in California on Friday.

Police spokesman Sgt. Saul Jaeger confirmed the rapper was arrested after cops carried out a search warrant on the rapper’s tour bus at the Verizon Amphitheatre in the city of Irvine.

According to The AP, 38-year-old Eric Johnson was killed at "Under the Influence of Music" concert, which Jeezy co-headlined with “We Dem Boyz” rapper Wiz Khalifa.

When police searched his car, they found an assault rifle, which led to his arrest, TMZ reports.

Jeezy is being held on $1 million on gun possession charges. He’s being held at the Orange County jail with several members of his entourage. Jaeger said no one has been identified as a suspect yet.

Young Jeezy is currently on tour with Khalifa, who was not arrested in connection with the incident.

image via Roger Wong/INFevents.com

 
 

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