A Nigeria Nigeria identified as Flexing Mike on Instagram, has been arrested in the UK after he live-streamed himself on Instagram firing shots from a balcony while rapping to Tupac’s ‘Hit ‘Em Up.
The man who is in his 30s filmed himself shouting out Tupac lyrics while he pulled the trigger, saying: “I see them, they run, dem dey craze?”
The incident occurred on Wednesday morning April 22, at a flat on Dock Head Road, Chatham.
Flexing Mike claims to be the CEO of Truth or Dare records sent panicked shoppers in Kent running for their lives as he fired around 50 shots before armed police rushed to the scene and arrested him.
A spokesman for Kent Police said: “Kent Police was called at 8.35am on Wednesday 22 April 2020 to a disturbance at a flat on Dock Head Road, Chatham.
“Members of the public reported seeing a man on a balcony with weapons and patrols, including armed officers, attended the scene.
“The police helicopter was also deployed and a man in 30s has now been arrested on suspicion of firearms offences.
“Patrols remain at the scene where officers have located four suspected imitation firearms as part of their enquiries.”