Bobby Shmurda Facing Felony Gun Possession

Brooklyn rapper was arrested in June, weapons charge carries a maximum sentence of 15 years.  

Posted: 08/29/2014 10:27 AM EDT
Bobby Shmurda

It was all good about a week ago, and now Bobby Shmurda's legal issues have been made public.

Shmurda has a felony charge hanging over his head that could land him in jail for more than a decade, TMZ reports. The "Hot N----" rapper was arrested in Brooklyn on June 3, according to documents obtained by the website.

The 20-year-old was reportedly flaunting a 9mm Glock inside an apartment complex. When police came to investigate, he hid the pistol, which was later recovered inside a sofa. Authorities also found 14 rounds of ammunition, and charged Shmurda with felony possession of a weapon. The charge carries a maximum sentence of 15 years.

Shmurda has another gun story tied to his name this week. His performance at a New Jersey nightclub Wednesday (Aug. 27) ended with gunfire in the parking lot. No one was injured but police from three different areas were called in for crowd control.  

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