rapper Young Jeezy was arrested Saturday morning and charged with two counts
of carrying a concealed firearm without a permit, after the rapper was involved
in an altercation on South Beach in Miami, Florida.
Young Jeezy, born
Jay Jenkins, and an entourage of men allegedly associated with BMF, were involved
in a fight with a group of men around 5:30 am on Saturday (Mar. 11). When a
person filming the altercation refused to turn over the video camera, one of
the men in the crowd began firing.
Police said Jeezy
and a group of men, fled in two SUV's. When officers stopped both vehicles,
they found a semiautomatic weapon under the seat of the rapper's Infiniti Qx56,
as well as another gun near the arm rest.
Two other men with
Young Jeezy were also arrested in connection with the incident. One man was
charged with strong armed robbery, the other was arrested on a previous trespassing
The rapper's attorney
said he will fight the charges and denied ownership of any of the weapons that
were recovered from the SUV.