T.I.’s stepdaughter Zonnique Pullins was arrested on Friday, June 17, for carrying a concealed weapon through security at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, the Atlanta Police Department confirms to Us Weekly.
According to a police report obtained by Us, Pullins “attempted to go through the TSA checkpoint … while carrying a 380 Ruger semiautomatic pistol.” The 20-year-old said that she had a weapons permit, but authorities were unable to locate it. She was taken to the local precinct with the weapon, where police placed her under arrest. Pullins is facing a charge of carrying a concealed weapon in an unauthorized area.
Later, Pullins was transported to Clayton County Jail and her gun was confiscated. According to CBS 46, the hip-hop scion (her mom is Tameka “Tiny” Harris, who is married to T.I.) was charged close to 10 p.m. but wasn't released until 2:09 a.m. on Friday morning.
This is the second time this year that T.I., 35, has been associated with a gun-related incident. On May 25, a gunman opened fire inside New York City’s Irving Plaza, where the rapper was set to perform that night.
As Us Weekly previously reported, one person was killed and two others were wounded in the shooting, which took place at around 10:15 p.m. Concertgoers shared video of the terrifying incident on social media, which showed chaos as fans rushed to exit the venue.
One day later, the “Live Your Life” rapper took to Instagram to share his condolences for those affected by the attack, which was carried out by musician Troy Ave. “My heart is heavy today. Our music is intended to save lives, like it has mine and many others,” he wrote. “My heartfelt condolences to the family that suffered the loss & my prayers are with all those injured. Respectfully, Tip.”
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