Young Jeezy arrested: Rapper held on $1,000,000 bail for possession of assault rifle
Young Jeezy has been arrested after a gun thought to have been used in a fatal shooting on Friday, August 22, was found on his tour bus.
Eric Johnson was shot five times backstage in Mountain View, California, last week during a stop on Wiz Khalifa’s multi-artist Under the Influence of Music Tour, which features rapper Young Jeezy alongside the likes of Ty Dolla $ign, Rich Homie Quan and DJ Drama.
The 38-year-old victim died in a local hospital on Saturday morning.
According to TMZ, officers investigating the incident raided Young Jeezy’s vehicle on August 23, when an assault rifle believed to belong to Jeezy was uncovered.
Authorities suspect the weapon was used to gun down Eric Johnson.
Young Jeezy, real name Jay Jenkins, and a number of his entourage members were arrested on gun possession charges following the bus search.
Young Jeezy is currently being held on $1 million bail.
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