Chief Keef Almost Killed After 2011 Run-In With Police

Not much was initially known about Interscope artist Chief Keef’s run-in with police that led to a Dec. 2, 2011 arrest on weapons charges.

Details surrounding Chief Keef’s arrest were sketchy, but rumors circulated that the “I Don’t Like” rapper allegedly shot at Chicago Police officers.

Police responded to a call of shots fired on Dec. 2, 2011 just before noon on the 6100 block of South Indiana, according to

Police confronted Chief Keef as he was walking out of his grandmother’s apartment complex. Chief Keef, who was 16 years old at the time, brandished a loaded “blue-steel handgun” and eluded police for a half-block before being apprehended.

While in pursuit, police fires several shots at Cozart, but missed, according to a police report obtained by

Though the rapper, born Keith Cozart, didn’t fire his weapon, he did point his gun at officers- twice.

Cozart reportedly was charged with three counts of aggravated assault with a firearm on a police officer and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon- all felonies. He was sentenced to home confinement at his grandmother’s house- the same home where the viral “I Don’t Like” music video was shot.

Check out Chief Keef’s viral “I Don’t Like” music video below.