TMZ obtained new video of Cage The Elephant vocalist Matt Shultz being put contained in the again of a police automotive together with his arms cuffed behind his again after his arrest this week for possessing unlawful weapons in NYC.
Check out this footage of the two-time Grammy-winning musician sporting a proper shirt and tie and surrounded by police Thursday morning exterior The Bowery Hotel within the East Village. Cops took Shultz to a police station, the place they processed him for legal possession of a weapon and legal possession of a firearm, each felonies.
According to regulation enforcement … Shultz’s issues began late Wednesday evening whereas he was a visitor on the resort. A employee noticed Shultz brandishing a handgun in a first-floor rest room and reported him to a superior, who, in flip, known as the NYPD.
We’re instructed police responded to Shultz’s room and knocked on the door …. Shultz answered the knock and stepped out into the hallway.
Cops allegedly requested Shultz if he had a firearm … to which, Shultz replied, “two .45 caliber weapons.” When pressed about whether or not he nonetheless had the weapons, Shultz instructed cops he “might, however didn’t know,” resulting in his arrest, police mentioned.
Investigators then acquired a search warrant and recovered the 2 loaded firearms from inside Shultz’s room.
In case you have not heard … Cage The Elephant gained a 2017 Grammy for Best Rock Album for “Tell Me I’m Pretty.” In 2020, the group scored one other Best Rock Album trophy for “Social Cues.”