There are new developments in the Pop Smoke murder case! Five people have been ARRESTED!
According to a report from TMZ on Thursday (July 9), law enforcement sources say that the Los Angeles Police Department served several warrants in the Los Angeles-area this morning. As a result, five people have been arrested in connection to the late Brooklyn rapper’s murder.
A rep for the LAPD confirmed this afternoon that “search and arrest warrants were served at several locations in Los Angeles and the warrants were all related to the February 19 murder of Pop Smoke, real name, Bashar Jackson.
The Robbery and homicide division has three adult males and two juvenile males in custody.”
It is currently unclear what the five suspects will be charges with. However, the adults and juveniles will be interviewed by law enforcement and then booked.
Pop Smoke was shot and killed in Los Angeles during a home invasion during the early morning of February 19. He was said to be staying at a home in the Hollywood Hills-area when several men broke into the home around 4 a.m.
The LAPD said at the time that at least one of the men was wearing a ski mask and two of them fired numerous shots at the rapper.