Los Angeles prosecutors have charged rapper Tory Lanez with capturing Megan Thee Stallion throughout an argument that occurred whereas they had been each driving in the identical car earlier this yr, the Associated Press studies.
Lanez, 27, faces two felony expenses — assault with a semiautomatic firearm and carrying a loaded, unregistered firearm in a car. The criticism, 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 battle 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 car, however was launched after posting bond for $35,000. In August, the Los Angeles Occasions reported that the district lawyer’s workplace was reviewing the potential for bringing felony assault charges in opposition to 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 referred to as him out for planting false tales within the media. She additionally seemingly referenced her ordeal throughout her look on Saturday Evening Reside this previous weekend.
Lanez shared his aspect of the story by way of a poorly-timed album drop, which occurred the day after the Breonna Taylor resolution. 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 ready to look in courtroom on October 13.