Rapper Tory Lanez has been found guilty of three firearms charges in the shooting of hip-hop star Megan Thee Stallion.
Lanez, 30, was convicted of assault with a semiautomatic firearm; having a loaded, unregistered firearm in a vehicle; and grossly negligent firing.
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After a day of deliberations, a jury of seven women and five men ruled that Canadian star Lanez’s real name is Daystar Peterson.
The convictions could see him jailed for up to 22 years.
Dressed in a pink winter coat and matching pants, the handcuffed Lanez appeared unresponsive as the sentencing was delivered in a Los Angeles court.
His lawyers claimed during the trial that the shooting was actually carried out by Megan Thee Stallion’s best friend Kelsey Harris during a fight over Lanez.
“She lied about this case from the beginning,” attorney George Mgdesyan said of the hip-hop superstar, who told the trial that Lanez Told her to ‘dance’ before shooting her in the foot.
Megan Thee Stallion, whose legal name is Megan Pete, said last week: “I’m shocked. I’m terrified.
“I heard gunshots and I couldn’t believe he was shooting me.”
Harris denied being the shooter, having previously identified Lanez as the gunman.