L.A. rapper Blueface arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

Los Angeles rapper Blueface was arrested Tuesday afternoon in Las Vegas on suspicion of attempted murder.

The 25-year-old, whose real name is Johnathan Porter, was taken into custody around 2:40 p.m. outside a store on the 300 block of Hughes Center Drive, according to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

“He is being held at the Clark County Detention Center on charges of attempted murder with a deadly weapon and firing a firearm at an occupied building,” police said.

Blueface was wanted in connection with an Oct. 8 shooting at Block 6000 of Windy Road, police said.

This is an evolving story and will be updated.

https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2022-11-15/los-angeles-rapper-blueface-arrested-attempted-murder-las-vegas L.A. rapper Blueface arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

Sarah Ridley

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