Tory Lanez found guilty of shooting Megan Thee Stallion
A United States jury found the rapper guilty on Friday, December 23 Tory Lanez of three charges related to the armed attack on the singer Megan Thee Stallion in July 2020, when they were both returning from a party organized by Kylie Jenner.
The charges against Tory Lanez against Megan Thee Stallion
During the second day of deliberations, jurors found guilty Tory Lanez30-year-old Canadian rapper, whose real name is Daystar Petersonto shoot him in the feet Megan Thee Stallion, interpreter of “Savage”, after yelling “dance bitch”. On Lanezwho pleaded not guilty, weigh the charges:
- Attack with a semi-automatic weapon
- Firing a weapon with gross negligence
- Carrying a loaded, unregistered weapon in a vehicle
How did the events unfold, according to the rapper?
Megan Thee Stallionwho was also in a awkward case with Cara Delevigne and whose real name is Megan Peteaffirms that he was in a vehicle with Lanezher bodyguard and her friend Kelsey Harris after a party at the house of Kylie Jenner in Hollywood, the early morning of July 12, 2020.
The singer would have made a comment about Tory Lanez, which sparked an argument. The rapper immediately opened fire, wounding her at her feet. The 27 year old artist he said he saw him pointing at him and shooting. “I’m in shock. I’m scared. I hear the shot and I can’t believe it, he’s shooting at me, ”she said when she was in court.
The woman, who was unaware that her companion was carrying a weapon, was bleeding, in pain and wearing only a thong, ended up agreeing to get back into the vehicle. “He apologized” and, according to her, offered her a a million dollars for his silence.
The police stopped the car shortly after and the artist was taken to a hospitalwhere she was treated for injuries that she initially attributed to broken glass.
What is the version of Tory Lanez and Megan Thee Stallion?
The defendant’s lawyer George MgdesyanHe disputed the claims, saying that the investigation had been misconducted and that the police had jumped to conclusions. For her part, the interpreter of “WAP” stated that she and Lanez they were close before the attack and had casual sex.
Mgdesyan claimed at the trial that whoever opened fire on Megan Thee Stallion It was his former assistant, Kelsey Harris, who apparently was unaware of the intimacy between the two musicians and would have shot in a fit of jealousy, but the prosecution refuted that in that scenario it would have been simpler for the artist accuse Harris than the rapper.
The verdict by the prosecutor Kathy Ta was driven by the fact that Lanez his ego was hurt by the success of Thee Stallionso he ended up shooting him.
“The accused has his ego hit because Megan she was more successful than him (…) She disrespected his rapping. He has a gigantic ego and couldn’t stand being disrespected. The defendant shot Megan“
Prosecutor Kathy Ta
Tory Lanez he did not react to the reading of the verdict and was immediately taken into custody, according to local media. The sentence for the singer is scheduled for Friday, January 27.