Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Fetty Wap's Ex-Partner Makes Bail in Shooting

Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Fetty Wap's Ex-Partner Makes Bail in Shooting

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A former partner of rap star Fetty Wap has been released on $250,000 bail from the Passaic County Jail after being charged in a shooting in which a 7-year-old boy was wounded by a stray bullet inside his home.

Justin Pope is required to wear an ankle bracelet that monitors his whereabouts as his case awaits presentation to a Passaic County grand jury for indictment.

Authorities and witnesses said the 7-year-old child, Jaiden De Leon, was inside his home on Feb. 29 when a stray bullet, fired during a commotion outside a liquor store on Rosa Parks Boulevard, entered through a window and struck him in the shoulder. Jaiden called police, told them he was shot and gave them his address, authorities said. He was rushed to the hospital, where he was treated and released a few days later, they said.

Police have said Jaiden was not the target of the shooting. …

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