Los Angeles prosecutors have charged rapper Tory Lanez with capturing Megan Thee Stallion throughout an argument that occurred whereas they have been each driving in the identical automobile earlier this yr, the Associated Press stories.
Lanez, 27, faces two felony expenses — assault with a semiautomatic firearm and carrying a loaded, unregistered firearm in a automobile. The grievance, launched on Thursday (October 8) states Lanez “inflicted nice bodily damage” on Megan Thee Stallion.
Lanez, whose authorized title is Daystar Peterson, is because of be arraigned Tuesday in Los Angeles. If convicted, he faces a most sentence of roughly 23 years.
Lanez is accused of capturing at Megan Thee Stallion, who suffered accidents to her toes after she left an SUV throughout a combat within the Hollywood Hills on July 12.
Lanez reportedly fired four shots at Megan’s toes following an argument. He was arrested and charged for possession of a concealed firearm in a automobile, however was launched after posting bond for $35,000. In August, the Los Angeles Instances reported that the district legal professional’s workplace was reviewing the potential for bringing felony assault charges towards the 27-year-old.
On August 21, Megan shared an emotional Instagram video the place she named Lanez because the one who shot her and known as him out for planting false tales within the media. She additionally seemingly referenced her ordeal throughout her look on Saturday Night time Stay this previous weekend.
Lanez shared his facet of the story by way of a poorly-timed album drop, which occurred the day after the Breonna Taylor choice. On the opening observe, he rapped, “Megan individuals making an attempt to border me for a capturing.” The Canadian rapper was resoundingly slammed for utilizing the incident to advertise his music.
Lanez is about to seem in courtroom on October 13.