NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A rap artist is facing legal trouble after an unusual scene in Chelsea.
Over the weekend, police spotted his Hummer with an apparent gun on the roof.READ MORE: CDC Announces New Mask Guidance For People Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19
Christopher Stoney’s vehicle was pulled over Saturday on West 16th Street.READ MORE: Israel Attacks Gaza Strip As Violence Intensifies
The 41-year-old rapper known as Warchyld reportedly explained to officers the gun was actually an air rifle that he uses to shoot out promotional T-shirts.MORE NEWS: Bronx Man Takes It Upon Himself To Clean Up NYC Park, But City Says Not So Fast
Police confiscated the device and issued Stoney a violation for unlawful possession of an air rifle.