Three (3) adults and two (2) juvenile were today, Thursday (9 July) arrested by the The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) in connection to the murder of rapper Pop Smoke.
According to reports from Tmz, the LAPD served multiple search warrants around Los Angeles early Thursday morning followed shortly by the arrest. It is unclear at the moment what the 5 (five) are being charged with but the report states, they will be interviewed by police and then booked.
LAPD Detectives have arrested three adult males & two juvenile males related to the Feb 19th murder of Bashar Jackson, a New York based rapper known as Pop Smoke. We will provide further details as they become available.
— LAPD HQ (@LAPDHQ) July 9, 2020
Pop Smoke was on February 19 shot and killed in what appeared to be a robbery in his Hollyhood home in Los Angeles by 4 unknown masked gunmen. These marks the first arrest by authorities since the incidence.
Pop’s debut posthumous studio album ‘Shoot For The Stars, Aim For The Moon’ was released July 4. The album featured guest appearances from Future, Quavo, Lil Baby, DaBaby, Roddy Ricch, 50 Cent, DaBaby and many others. If you haven’t heard it, you can do so here.