After a week-long trial and more than two years after Megan Thee Stallion accused him of shooting her, Canadian rapper Tory Lanez was found guilty of felony assault.
Tory Lanez was found guilty on all three charges, and his sentencing hearing is scheduled for the beginning of 2019.
The criminal assault trial for Tory Lanez is over. After a week-long trial and more than two years after Megan Thee Stallion accused the Canadian rapper of shooting her, Tory has been found guilty, according to Variety. At the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center in Los Angeles, Lanez was found guilty on all 3 counts.
Tory Lanez was convicted on all three charges.
Notably, Tory Lanez was found guilty on all 3 felony firearm counts despite entering a not guilty plea in November 2020. Tory was found guilty of “negligent discharge of a firearm,” “carrying a loaded, unregistered firearm in a vehicle,” and “assault with a semiautomatic pistol.” Just before the trial started, the third count was added by the prosecution.
Prison sentence for Tory Lanez
Tory Lanez could spend up to 22 years and 8 months in jail as a result of the jury’s decision not to rule in his favour.
Deportation of Tory Lanez
Tory Lanez is considering more than just prison time! The musician, whose true name is Daystar Peterson, is also in danger of being deported to Canada. He is 30 years old.
Date for Tory Lanez’s sentencing hearing
The hearing to determine Tony Lanez’s punishment is scheduled on January 27, 2023.
The family outburst of Ory Lanez
According to TMZ, Tory Lanez’s family, who were in the courtroom, caused mayhem as the decision was announced. The family, which included Tory’s father and stepmother, said, “This system stands before God!”
Details of the Megan Thee Stallion shooting
Megan Thee Stallion claimed in August 2020 that Tory Lanez shot her in the feet after a pool party hosted at Kylie Jenner’s Hollywood Hills house the previous month.
In July of this year, the Grammy-winning rapper, then 27 years old, spoke to Rolling Stone (via Entertainment Tonight) about her hopes for the felony assault trial. She said: “I want him to be locked up. I want him to exit through the prison. I find it very absurd that anyone may access the internet or write anything that is not entirely true. My life is truly being messed up by that. How do you manage to get away with it?”