Charges Against Bronx Rapper C Blu Dropped After Being Accused Of Shooting NYPD Officer
Written by B87FM on May 22, 2022
C Blu, the 16-year-old Bronx rapper accused of shooting an NYPD officer earlier this yr, has had his expenses dropped, town Regulation Division introduced on Friday. No determination was offered as to why the rapper, whose actual title is Camrin Williams, is not going to be charged.
“Simply because town can’t prosecute doesn’t imply this particular person ought to have been carrying an unlawful weapon — a weapon which contributed to each him and an officer being shot,” the Regulation Division stated in an announcement. “Pursuant to Household Courtroom Regulation, the case is now sealed and we’re unable to say extra in regards to the matter.”
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Blu had been charged with capturing Officer Kaseem Pennant within the leg again in January. Throughout a scuffle, a gun went off, firing a bullet by way of Blu’s leg, after which piercing Pennant. Blu posted a $250,000 bond in February, reportedly utilizing an advance from a take care of Interscope Information.
NYPD Police Benevolent Affiliation President Patrick J. Lynch criticized the choice: “This absurd determination ought to outrage each New Yorker who desires to get unlawful weapons off our streets. There is no such thing as a dispute that this particular person was caught carrying an unlawful gun for the second time. If perps like this face completely no penalties, even after capturing a cop, we’ve got to ask: why hassle sending us out to get the weapons in any respect?”
Blu was beforehand arrested within the Bronx in Could 2020 for possession of a Tauris firearm on the age of 14.