9lokknine Arrested on Attempted Second-Degree Murder Charges
According to a Jan. 18 report from WKMG-TV news report, Monique Worrell, who was just sworn in as new state attorney for Florida’s Ninth Judicial Circuit, has charged 9lokknine with five counts of attempted second-degree murder.
The site says that investigators say the rapper, born Jacquavius Smith, shot a gun into an Orlando, Fla. home. A woman reportedly told investigators that she was in the home with her children at the time.
9lokknine is in police custody after being arrested for attempted murder in Florida.
On Friday (July 24), 9lokknine, 20, was arrested in Orlando, Fla. for attempted second-degree murder with a firearm. The Orlando-bred rapper is also charged with throwing/shooting into an occupied structure or dwelling and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. In documents from Orange County Corrections Department, obtained by XXL, 9lokknine was arrested earlier this evening, around 6:30 p.m. and currently has a bond set at over $25,000.
The "Why you Lying" rapper is currently facing five separate second-degree attempted murder counts and one individual count of both throwing/shooting into an occupied structure or dwelling and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
There are no further details regarding the incident at this time.
9lokknine's most recent arrest is not the first time the young rhymer has made headlines for disputes with the law. Earlier this year, the rhymer, born Jacquavius Smith, found himself in legal trouble after being arrested for carrying a concealed firearm in Miami in Jan. 3. This arrest carried a maximum of five years in prison or five years in probation along with a hefty $5,000 fine.
Prior to that arrest, he was incarcerated for possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute and illegal firearm possession last May. He was hit with 17 charges in relation to the arrest, with the most serious being possession of cannabis with intent to sell, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and third-degree grand theft of a firearm. His bond was set at $47,000.
Aside from his legal troubles, the "Crayola" artist just dropped the new song "One Minute" two days ago. His last project, Mind of Destruction, was released last year via Cash Money Records, to which he signed in 2018. "One Minute" arrived via AFNF LLC, seemingly indicating that 9lokknine is no longer signed to Birdman's label.
XXL has reached out to 9lokknine's team for comment.
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