of Capone N Noreaga Fame, was being held for questioning
after an alercation in a nightclub Thursday night. According
to sources, Capone and two associates attempted to enter
Club Juan Pachenga in Long Island City (Queens, NY) with
a .380 calibur handgun. When a bouncer attempted to take
the gun away from Capone, a scuffle broke out. The bouncer
suffered a broken wrist while attempting to take the handgun.
scuffle, a patron called 911 and when the police arrived,
Capone was leaving. Wintesses told Lt. Alan Desmond and
Officer James Dee that the three had guns. Lt. Desmond
then "fired defensively" two shots, because
he "believed" that one of the men was holding
a gun. As the three men attempted to leave the scene,
an unknown driver in a Ford Expedition attempted to box
their Mercedes Benz in, but they made it out of the lot.
Police briefly lost the Benz, but found it stopped on
Northern Blvd., where inside the car 20 year old Marion
Jefferson had a graze wound to his neck. He was taken
to Elmhurst Hospital Center and treated. Capone and Jessiah
Watson were also arrested and taken in for questioning.
No guns were found in the car and no charges have been
long claimed that police officers have been following
them and harrasing them and their claims have been found
true, as The Intelligence Division is compiling a book,
"Crime Trends in the Rap Music Industry," which
so far has information on more than 40 rappers, including
their names, nicknames and photos. The book also states
what kind of vehicle each rapper drives, what record label
the artist is on and what club they prefer to attend.
The book also lists the type of vehicle each star drives,
what record label each belongs to and which clubs they
all started after two of these groups fired over 20 shots
at each other in broad daylight in the Village,"
one source said of the rap operation. "Luckily, no
one was seriously injured, especially bystanders,"
referring to an incident in March in which the entourages
of Capone N Noreaga and Lil Kim were involved in a broad
daylight shoot out in front of NYC's Hot 97.
not profiling rappers," Police Commissioner Bernard
Kerik said. "We go after criminals, people with guns,
people who commit crimes. Some rappers are involved in
criminal activity, and we will be looking at them."