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Rap music mogul Marion “Suge” Knight was arrested just after midnight Thursday for allegedly pointing a gun at a man, authorities in California said.
Knight, 45, was charged with assault with a deadly weapon involving a firearm and for driving under a suspended license, the Los Angeles Police told CNN.
According to investigators, an unidentified man reported that Knight aimed a gun at him late Wednesday evening.
Knight, who founded Death Row Records, was subsequently located driving a Cadillac Escalade in the city of Gardena, police said, who added that he was arrested without incident.
Knight was booked at the Los Angeles Police Department Metropolitan Jail and is being held on a $60,000 bail.
A public information officer with the LAPD told CNN they will continue their investigation.
Knight has had numerous run-ins with the law. He served several years in prison for violating probation on assault and weapons convictions.
Knight was with Tupac Shakur when the rapper was shot to death in Las Vegas in 1996. The murder has never been solved.
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