Late on Sunday evening in New York, DJ Paul of Three 6 Mafia was arrested.  According to reports, DJ Paul was followed by a police officer after purchasing a beer and reportedly opening it. A search followed and Paul reportedly acknowledged that he had a taser in his pocket. According to AllHipHop reports, the officer handed the taser to his partner, who accidentally discharged the taser. 

The site also reports that officers who booked Paul took photos with him and sang portions of his hits. DJ Paul was charged with a misdemeanor for having an open container in public but is expected to be out this morning. 

The incident has reportedly put a strain on his promotion schedule. DJ Paul has an upcoming release, titled A Person of Interest, which is slated to drop on October 22. 

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