Fabolous Charged With Weapons Violations.... Rapper Fabolous has been charged with five counts of criminal possession of a weapon, just one day after being shot in the leg by an unknown assailant.Police found two loaded guns in the car that was rushing the hip-hop star to hospital early Tuesday morning (17Oct06) in New York City.Authorities claim the altercation started after an unknown man approached the 28-year-old rapper, whose real name is John Jackson, and opened fire, striking him once in the thigh.Fabolous and his three cohorts, who have also been charged, jumped into a vehicle and sped from the scene, running a red light in the process.Cops pulled the car over and upon closer inspection discovered two loaded guns, both of which were allegedly unlicensed.All four men in the vehicle, including a bleeding Fabolous, were arrested.Police are still looking for the shooter.If convicted on all charges, the men could spend anywhere from three and a half years to 15 years in prison.

The Breathe rapper, who is currently listed in stable condition, posted $15,000 (£8300) bail and is due back in court on Friday (20Oct06).

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