Rap artist Tory Lanez is charged with shooting singer Megan Thee Stallion during a California party.
First, we would like to shortly introduce who Tory Lanez and Megan Thee Stallion are. So that it will ease you to know them more.
Tory Lanez was born on July 27, 1992, in Brampton, Canada. Though his real name is Daystar Shemuel Shua Peterson, he is better known by his stage name Tory Lanez. He is a renowned Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He received initial recognition from the mixtape Conflicts of My Soul: The 416 Story, released in August 2013.
Megan Jovon Ruth Pete, known professionally as Megan Thee Stallion, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. She was born on February 15, 1995, in Texas. She was included in Time’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2020.
The incident occurred on July 12, the allegation was made on July 15 by rapper and singer Megan Thee Stallion. She had a surgical procedure to remove a foreign object from her heel hours after the incident. She had a 4-by-4-centimeter wound, according to the records.
In the early hours of July 12, Lanez was arrested in Hollywood for possessing a concealed weapon. Megan and two other people were in the vehicle with him at the time of the arrest, although the shooting took place beforehand.
She also did not identify Lanez as the shooter when interviewed by police in July, but in August she accused him of the shooter on her Instagram Live account.
“You shot me, and you got your publicist and your people to [talk to] these blogs, lying and s––. Stop lying!”, she said in a fiery video posted to Instagram on Aug. 20.
“Lie one more time and ima quit sparing you”, she twitted on 21 August.
He dropped a 17-track album on 24 September night in which nearly every song addresses the incident and its fallout. He apparently perceives it as a betrayal from nearly all quarters.
The statement from the district attorney’s office does not name the female victim. But charging documents for Lanez identify her as “Megan P.
The rapper Megan said that she underwent surgery to remove the bullet and was “incredibly grateful to be alive.”
According to police, they arrived at the scene of a Hollywood Hills residence early Sunday, July 12, where gunshots were heard before an SUV (sport utility vehicle) left the scene.
Pete’s foot was seemingly cut by broken glass in the SUV when officers located the vehicle, where a gun was also found.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney has filled the charge of assault with a semiautomatic firearm, personal use of a firearm, and carrying a loaded, unregistered firearm in a vehicle.
Additionally, he faces a gun allegation and a charge that he personally inflicted great bodily injury.
The defendant and the 25-year-old victim got into an argument while riding in an SUV in the Hollywood Hills. And, the victim exited the vehicle and Lanez is accused of shooting several times at her feet and wounding her.