The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office introduced Lanez’s “not responsible” plea on Wednesday, after he was arraigned. He’s due again in courtroom on January 20, the district lawyer’s workplace mentioned in a Twitter assertion.
The “Jokes on Me” rapper, 28, was charged within the shooting of the “WAP” singer, 25, final month after an incident within the Hollywood Hills in July.
The DA’s workplace announced in October that the Canadian rapper had been charged with “one felony depend every of assault with a semiautomatic firearm — private use of a firearm — and carrying a loaded, unregistered firearm in a automobile.”
If convicted, Lanez (actual identify Daystar Peterson) might face a most sentence of twenty-two years and eight months in a state jail.
Megan (actual identify Megan Pete) accused Lanez of being her shooter throughout an Instagram Dwell in August.
“Sure … Tory shot me,” the “Savage” MC alleged on the time. “You shot me, and you bought your publicist and your folks going to those blogs mendacity and s–t. Cease mendacity. Why lie? I don’t perceive.”
The Texas native was transported to a Los Angeles-area hospital on July 12 after sustaining gunshot wounds on each toes. The “Sizzling Woman Summer season” singer was with Lanez on the time of the incident and he was arrested on the time on a felony gun cost. He was launched later that day after posting bail.
Megan detailed the terrifying shooting one week after she had surgical procedure, telling her followers she is “extremely grateful to be alive” after the traumatic ordeal.
“I used to be shot in each of my toes and I needed to get surgical procedure to get the s—t taken out, to get the bullets taken out,” she mentioned by way of Instagram Dwell on July 27. “It was tremendous scary. It was the worst expertise of my life and it’s not humorous.”
The “Girls in the Hood” artist famous that she “didn’t put my arms on no one. I didn’t need to get shot. I didn’t do s—t” earlier than saying that her household “needed to be searching for me” because the bullets missed her bones and tendons.
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