Fabolous and three
men have been hit with multiple weapons charges, after an early morning shooting
in a parking garage near Sean "Diddy" Combs’ Justin’s restaurant on
Tuesday (Oct. 17).Fabolous,
born John Jackson, 28, Rascharm Davis, 29, Percell German, 23 and Kevin Bess,
18, were each charged with five counts of criminal possession of a weapon today
charges stem from an incident early Tuesday morning, when an unknown assailant
approached the rapper and shot him once in the thigh as he was leaving Justin’s.
rapper was being rushed to the hospital, police stopped his 2005 Dodge Magnum
for allegedly running a red-light. The
vehicle, which is registered to Ghetto Fabolous Inc., was being driven by Davis.
said they noticed Fabolous in the backseat, suffering from a gunshot wound.A
search of the rapper’s SUV produced two guns, a .380 semiautomatic and a .40 caliber
firearm, found inside a front compartment in the vehicle. Both
weapons were loaded and police said the serial numbers were scratched off the
.380 semiautomatic firearm.Fabolous
was taken to Bellvue Hospital and treated for his wounds after the shooting, while
the other three men were taken to a local police precinct. Fabolous
posted $15,000 bail and was released. According to reports, the rapper is due
back in court on Friday (Oct. 27) to answer the charges. Meanwhile,
police are also investigating a possible connection between the shooting and the
robbery of Boston Celtics guard Sebastian Telfair the same evening. According
to reports, a necklace worth at least $50,000, was ripped from Telfair’s neck
outside of the restaurant. Telfair,
who is also the cousin of New York Knicks guard Stephon Marbury, is also from
Brooklyn NY. Shortly
after Telfair was robbed, Fabolous was shot. Yesterday, Telfair looked at four
lineups with one that included Fabolous, but failed to identify the chain snatcher.
continue to investigate Fabolous’ shooting.