Atlanta artist Young Thug was arrested this morning (July 15). The Atlanta-Journal Constitution reports that the “Lifestyle” rapper was taken into custody for allegedly threatening to shoot a Perimeter Mall security guard in the face and is being charged with making “terroristic threats.”
The publication says that the artist born Jeffrey Lamar Williams and a mall security guard got into a dispute on July 7. According the arrest warrant, Thugger threatened the security guard while being escorted from Perimeter Mall.
Jim Joyner of the US Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force says Young Thug was arrested this morning at 6 am in Sandy Springs, Georgia. He was booked into the Dekalb County Jail and is currently awaiting his bond hearing.
Young Thug released his controversially entitled project Tha Barter 6 earlier this year. The project received a 4 out of 5 from HipHopDX.
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