Rapper Tory Lanez has been charged In Megan Thee Stallion Shooting. Tory was hit with assaulting a woman in the Hollywood Hills on July 12. He is scheduled to be arraigned on Oct. 13. If convicted, he faces as much as 22 years in state prison.
On July 12, the two rappers got into an argument while riding in an SUV in the Hollywood Hills. When Meg exited the vehicle, Lanez allegedly shot her several times in the foot.
While the alleged victim is not listed by name in a press release issued by the Los Angeles County district attorney and is only referred to as a “female friend” of the rapper, the incident’s timing and details line up with allegations made on July 15 by rapper and singer Megan Thee Stallion.
The charges filed by the Los Angeles County district attorney include assault with a semiautomatic firearm, personal use of a firearm and carrying a loaded, unregistered firearm in a vehicle. In addition, he faces a gun allegation and a charge that he personally inflicted great bodily injury.
According to the DA’s office on, “The defendant and the 24-year-old victim got into an argument while riding in an SUV in the Hollywood Hills. The victim exited the vehicle and Peterson is accused of shooting several times at her feet and wounding her.”
When Megan Thee Stallion (real name Megan Pete) first made her allegations public, she did not name her alleged attacker, but said that she had “suffered gunshot wounds, as a result of a crime that was committed against me and done with the intention to physically harm me.”
“I was shot in both of my feet, and I had to get surgery to get the sh– taken out, get the bullets taken out, and it was super scary,” Megan told her followers on Instagram Live more than a week later, while wiping away tears. Fortunately, she reported the bullets in both feet didn’t hit her bones nor break any tendons.
In August, the “Hot Girl” rapper, for the first time, named Lanez as the individual who shot her. “Yes … Tory shot me. You shot me and you got your publicist and your people going to these blogs lying,” she said in an Instagram Live video. “Stop lying. Why lie? I don’t understand.”
Before the new on Tory Lanez Charged In Megan Thee Stallion Shooting, DA announced the charges, back-and-forths had spun out on social media — with Tory Lanez denying Megan Thee Stallion’s allegations on a hastily released album last month, and with her saying that the shooting had become a social media joke.