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Soulja Boy arrested in LA for carrying a gun

The 23-year-old rapper was aprehended after police pulled over a vehicle he was in for running a stop sign.
Posted By Veronica Linares Contact the Author   |   Jan. 22, 2014 at 10:37 AM
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Rapper Soulja Boy was arrested in Los Angeles Wednesday after cops realized he was carrying a loaded gun in his pocket.

According to TMZ, the 23-year-old rapper -- whose real name is DeAndre Cortez Way -- was a passenger in a vehicle that was pulled over by authorities in the San Fernando Valley for running a stop sign. Once police realized Soulja Boy was carrying a loaded gun, they decided to take him into custody.

He was taken to a nearby jail and was being booked as TMZ published the story.

Soulja's latest encounter with the law took place back 2011 when he was busted for possession of marihuana.

[TMZ]

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