Rapper, Tory Lanez charged with felony assault in Megan Thee Stallion shooting


Canadian rapper, Tory Lanez has finally been charged in connection with the shooting involving female rapper, Megan Thee Stallion. 

 

On Thursday, October 8, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office announced in a statement that the Tory has been charged with one felony count each of assault with a semiautomatic firearm – personal use of a firearm – and carrying a loaded, unregistered firearm in a vehicle.

 

The rapper, also faces a gun allegation and that he personally inflicted great bodily injury during the alleged incident. 

According to LA County District Attorney’s office, Tory's arraignment is scheduled for Saturday, October 10, and if convicted in the case, the rapper will face a maximum sentence of 22 years and eight months in prison.

This comes two weeks after he denied shooting Megan in his newly released album, "Daystar."

 

Tory Lanez opened his album with the diss song "Money Over Fallouts," where he addressed the shooting allegations and also claimed that "Megan people trying to frame me for a shooting."

"Girl, you had the nerve to write that statement on an affidavit knowing I ain't do it but I'm coming at my truest trying to keep this shit 200 with you, shorty, I can prove it."

 

He also went further to quiz Megan’s injuries in the song, rapping, "Gotta see a couple questions: how the fu*k you get shot in your foot, don't hit no bones or tendons?

Recall, back in August, Megan Thee Stallion accused Tory of shooting her in the feet following a party in the Hollywood Hills in July, and had to underdo surgery to remove the bullets. Read here.

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