Two members of the rap group Junior M.A.F.I.A. and a bodyguard have been charged in connection with a shooting outside a New York deli, police said. Suif Jackson, 31, a bodyguard for the group, was ar

Two members of the rap group Junior M.A.F.I.A. and a bodyguard have been charged in connection with a shooting outside a New York deli, police said. Suif Jackson, 31, a bodyguard for the group, was arrested Friday shortly after the 12:15 a.m. shooting as he exited a car witnesses had placed at the crime scene, police spokesman Detective Eugene Canapi said.

James Lloyd, 23, who goes by the rap name Lil' Cease, and 23-year-old Antoine Spain, whose rap name is Banger, were later arrested at La Guardia Airport, police said.

All three men were charged with attempted murder, reckless endangerment, and criminal possession of a weapon. Two 9 mm handguns found in a hidden compartment in the car were registered to rapper Lil' Kim, who also is a member of the Junior M.A.F.I.A, police said.

Prior to the shooting, the three men argued with Michael Goody, 21, in a corner deli, police said. The men then left and got into a car. Police arrived on the scene after receiving calls that the three men had fired shots out of the car and driven off. Goody was hit once in the right leg and was taken to Brooklyn Hospital where he was listed in stable condition, police said.


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