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Rapper DaBaby Arrested In Beverly Hills For Firearm Possession

BEVERLY HILLS (CBSLA) — Rapper DaBaby, whose real name is Jonathan Kirk, was arrested Thursday in Beverly Hills for possession of a loaded and concealed firearm, police said.

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UNSPECIFIED - AUGUST 2020: DaBaby performs onstage during the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards, broadcast on Sunday, August 30, 2020. (Photo by Kevin Winter/MTV VMAs 2020/Getty Images for MTV)

According to the Beverly Hills Police Department, security at the Gucci store on Rodeo Drive called police at about 4:37 p.m. about a group of men walking southbound, one of whom was said to have a firearm in his waistband.

The department said officers made contact with the group after they had gotten into a vehicle and were preparing to leave the area.

According to police, a 9mm firearm was found in the vehicle.

Kirk, 29, was being held on $35,000 bail.

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