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New Jersey Police make arrest in shooting involving rapper Fetty Wap

March 27, 2017  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
New Jersey Police make arrest in shooting involving rapper Fetty Wap TMZ

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Authorities arrested a hip-hop promoter on Monday, in the wake of an altercation that resulted in a shooting involving hip-hop star Fetty Wap in his New Jersey hometown, leaving lthree people wounded.

Police say the shooting took place outside a 24-hour deli in Paterson at about 5 a.m. Sunday morning.

New Jersey Authorities charged Raheem Thomas with assault and weapons offenses in connection with the shooting. The Paterson resident is CEO and owner of Muscle Team Entertainment, a company that promotes hip-hop.

The Paterson native is CEO and owner of Muscle Team Entertainment, a hip-hop. promotional company, the Associated Press reported.

New Jersey Police make arrest in shooting involving rapper Fetty Wap

It remains unclear whether Thomas had obtained attorney to comment on his behalf. An email sent to an account believed to be his wasn’t immediately returned.

Police have released no information regarding the events that led to the altercation.

However, TMZ is reporting that Fetty Wap had his chain and cash snatched while in Patterson.

Thomas had posted on Instagram, “Just to set the record straight, I personally didn’t take Fettywap chain.”

In January, he posted a rap song and video on YouTube that was disrespectful of Fetty Wap.

Fetty Wap, whose real name is Willie Maxwell, and several friends, became involved in a heated altercation with another group, police said.

Officials said the rapper was not hurt and the three victims were taken to a hospital.

There was no immediate word on the extent of the injuries to the shooting victims. The investigation is ongoing.

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