Rapper arrested on unrelated charges after Little Rock night club shooting
Posted by Keith Combs
A rapper – whose concert was the scene of a gun shooting battle was himself arrested on Sunday on an unrelated, outstanding warrant, officials said.
Ricky Hampton, a 25-year-old Memphis, Tennessee, resident also known as Finese 2Tymes, was busted for warrants out of Forrest City, Arkansas.
Hampton was performing at the Power Ultra Lounge in downtown Little Rock early Saturday when gunfire erupted in the crowd police said.
The rapper and another man were taken into custody on Sunday at the Side Effects Club in Birmingham, Alabama, where Finese 2Tymes was performing, according to the US Marshal Service.
Twenty-five people – between the ages of 16 and 35 – were wounded in the Little Rock shooting and three more injured in the mayhem to escape, officials said.