Los Angeles rapper Blueface was arrested Tuesday afternoon in Las Vegas on suspicion of tried homicide.
The 25-year-old, whose actual identify is Johnathan Porter, was taken into custody round 2:40 p.m. outdoors a enterprise within the 300 block of Hughes Middle Drive, in line with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Division.
“He will be booked into the Clark County Detention Center on warrants for attempted murder with a deadly weapon and discharging a firearm at/into an occupied structure,” police mentioned.
Blueface was needed in reference to an Oct. 8 taking pictures within the 6000 block of Windy Street, police mentioned.
Additional particulars weren’t instantly offered by legislation enforcement.
Within the days after the alleged taking pictures, Blueface posted a clip from the music video for his tune “Better Days 2 (Pain In The Ghetto)” to his Instagram web page. The music video reveals the rapper in jail carrying an orange jumpsuit.
The clip opens with the lyrics: “One suspect, two victims, hurt all three they kids / Four, five shots, all it took to get ’em 40 years.”
Video of Blueface’s arrest obtained by TMZ on Tuesday night reveals the rapper sitting outdoors a enterprise along with his girlfriend. Seconds later, males wearing civilian clothes, who might have been plainclothes officers, pin the rapper towards a wall, handcuff him and stroll him away.