It’s been nearly a year since Mozzy turned himself in to serve a year in prison for a federal firearms charge. “Life comes quickly to you. Sometimes shit gets real, and you gotta take this deal,” the CMG Records rapper said Complex for a report released July 29, 2022. “It’s going to get slimy in here. Appreciate my loved ones. Chin up, chest out. I love you very much.”
Mozzy was released after serving 10 months in May, but got another scare this weekend.
According TMZMozzy attended an after party at City Nightz in Wichita, Kansas on Saturday, July 1, following his performance at nearby venue Wav. Mozzy had been promoting the event online June 30. It was reported that gunshots broke out at the after party. Seven people between the ages of 22 and 34 were reportedly shot dead and “a handful of people” were injured.
Law enforcement officials confirmed the shooting and subsequent detention of Mozzy at TMZ.
“TMZ obtained footage of Mozzy being handcuffed and taken away – following a traffic stop initiated by police immediately after the incident, as our sources told us, cops were trying to control as many people as possible in the area,” the outlet said. relayed. “Although it appears he is being sent to jail, we have been assured that Mozzy has only been held here briefly. We are told that Mozzy has been released and faces no charges in relation to shooting.
Someone “driving in the same vehicle” as Mozzy has also been “arrested in connection with the shooting,” according to the report. TMZUnnamed sources said the Wichita Police Department “has reason to believe he may be a suspect.”
TMZGraphic images of can be seen in his report.
Kansas City’s KMBC 9 News also reported that nine people were injured at City Nightz, saying seven were shot and two others “were injured after being trampled on as the crowd attempted to leave the venue.” So far, no deaths have been reported.
KMBC 9 noted that one person is in custody and is believed to be one of the shooters.
See statements from Wichita Mayor Brandon Whipple and Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas below.
Thinking of you all, Wichita.
Too many victims of gun violence every day in our country. There’s more to it than wondering where and who will be next.
Prayers to the victims and their families. https://t.co/l6A4UWwCOh
— Mayor Q (@QuintonLucasKC) July 2, 2023