Canadian rapper Tory Lanez has been charged with assaulting Megan Thee Stallion, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office just announced.
TMZ reports that the rapper whose real name is Daystar Peterson has been hit him
with one count of assault with a semiautomatic firearm, and one count
of carrying a loaded, unregistered firearm in a vehicle.
Tory Lanez is due to appear in court next week and if convicted, the rapper faces up to 22 years and 8 months in prison.
In July there were reports that Megan was allegedly shot by Lanez.
PageSix reported that the rapper fired the gunshots during an altercation with Megan in his car.
The report came days after a video surfaced online of Megan exiting Lanez’s
SUV with what appeared to be blood dripping from her feet.
Megan Thee Stallion have also called out the rapper for trying to sweep the incident under the carpet as she insisted the he shot her during an heated argument.