Rapper Loon was arrested with two other men in connection with the stabbing of a security guard outside a nightclub, authorities said yesterday (Feb. 17). Loon (real name: Chauncey Hawkins) was booked Friday (Feb. 13) for investigation of assault with a deadly weapon. He posted $1 million bail and awaits arraignment.
The 28-year-old rapper is signed to P. Diddy’s Bad Boy label and has recorded songs with Jamie Foxx, Omarion and Lil Vicious. His self-titled debut album bowed at No. 6 on The Billboard 200 last November.
Two acquaintances, William Reyes, 22, and Teon Tanqueray, 26, also were arrested and booked for investigation of murder. They are being held on $1 million bail, according to the Los Angeles County sheriff’s Web site.
Authorities said the security guard was stabbed early Friday outside the House of Blues in West Hollywood after he refused to let the three men into a party for Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz.
The guard was taken to a hospital and his injuries were not considered life-threatening, authorities said.
No other information was immediately available.
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