Cyndi Lauper’s 26-year-old son was arrested in connection to a shooting Wednesday, the New York City Police Department confirmed to Digital.
Declyn Lauper was charged with criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Police responded to a 911 call around 7:15 p.m. and found a 24-year-old male had been shot in the leg. Declyn was arrested around 7:30 p.m. in the “confines” of the 28th Precinct, according to a spokesperson for the NYPD.
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The injured male was transferred to Mount Sinai Morningside-St. Luke’s Hospital in “stable condition.”
Police said the investigation remains ongoing.
A representative for Cyndi Lauper did not respond to Digital’s immediate request for comment.
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Declyn was previously arrested in 2022, according to the New York Daily News.
He was found sitting in the driver’s seat of a stolen vehicle, which was also illegally double-parked, police told the outlet.
At the time, he was charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle. Declyn was ordered to complete five days of community service and stay out of legal trouble for a year, the New York Post reported.
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Declyn currently resides in the Upper West Side with his mother.
Cyndi launched her first album, “She’s So Unusual,” in 1983. She is known for the hit song “Girls Just Want To Have Fun,” along with “True Colors” and “Time After Time.”
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