Rapper DaBaby was interviewed and released following a shooting in Miami late Monday night that left two people injured, authorities said.
According to TMZ, Miami Police spoke with 29-year-old DaBaby – real name Jonathan Lyndale Kirk – as part of their investigation into the incident that occurred just before midnight local time in an area Busy 100 block of Ocean Drive near the famous Prime 112 Steakhouse.
In a statement at the point of sale, the rapper’s attorney, Drew Findling, said: “Mr. Kirk has been released by the police. No criminal charges have been laid against him.”
Miami Beach Police maintain that a number of people were initially held for questioning, including Kirk and detectives have “two subjects in custody who are responsible for the Monday night shooting near 1 Street and Ocean Drive” .
Authorities said Miami Beach Fire Rescue transported two people to a local hospital, one with a “shoulder injury” and “the other with a leg injury.”
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Miami Beach Police said in a discussion thread Monday that “details of the arrest and information on the matter will be shared once the reports are completed.”
“We are incredibly proud of our officers, detectives and crime scene investigators for their efforts in this complex investigation,” the tweet added.
In January, the six-time Grammy nominee was arrested in the Beverly Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles on two weapons charges. He was released on $ 35,000 bail.
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“Beverly Hills Police officers responded to the 300 block of Rodeo Drive after store security called 911 from [sic] a group of male subjects walking south on Rodeo Drive, ”Acting Captain Max Subin of the Beverly Hills Police Department at the time confirmed to Fox News.
“They reported that one of the subjects had a gun in his belt while in the store,” the police spokesman said in a written statement.
After an investigation, the Charlotte, NC, emcee was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon and carrying a loaded firearm in a vehicle.
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A rep for Kirk did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.
Melissa Roberto of Fox News contributed to this report.
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