Jeezy Arrested, Jailed On Gun Possession Charge

By Staff  |  08/25/2014

Young Jeezy

Jeezy is currently behind bars, facing charges of possession of an assault rifle.

According to, the rapper (real name: Jay Jenkins) was jailed when the weapon turned up duringĀ anĀ investigation into a deadly shooting that took place at he and Wiz Khalifa's "Under The Influence Of Music" tour stop in Mountain View, Calif. on Friday night (Aug. 22), where a man died after being shot 5 times.

The Irvine Police Department executed a search warrant on Jeezy's tour bus Sunday (Aug. 24)... where the gun was found and Jeezy was arrested. In addition to the rapper, several members of his entourage were also arrested for gun possession.

Jeezy's being held on $1,000,000 bail -- and he's still in custody.