Megan Thee Stallion and Tory Lanez’s Trial Update
Rapper Tory Lanez has been denied a new trial in the shooting case involving Megan Thee Stallion. The decision was made by Judge Brian Cogan in Los Angeles on May 9th, 2023. The ruling means that Tory Lanez will now face sentencing for his role in the shooting incident that occurred in July 2020.
The shooting occurred after an argument between Tory Lanez and Megan Thee Stallion broke out. Megan Thee Stallion was shot in the foot, and Tory Lanez was subsequently charged with assault with a deadly weapon. He is was charged with carrying a loaded, unlicensed firearm in a vehicle.
Tory Lanez Denies All
Tory Lanez pleaded not guilty to the charges. His defense team argued that the evidence presented in court was insufficient and that there were inconsistencies in Megan Thee Stallion’s account of the events leading up to the shooting.
Despite these arguments, Judge Cogan ultimately ruled against Tory Lanez, stating that the evidence presented in court was sufficient to support the charges against him. He also notes that Megan Thee Stallion’s account of the events leading up to the shooting consistently adheres to the evidence.
The denial of a new trial is a significant blow to Tory Lanez, who had hoped to clear his name. The ruling means he will now face sentencing for his role in the shooting incident. It is unclear what the sentencing will be at this time.
The denial of a new trial marks a significant turning point. It signals that accountability for acts of violence is being taken seriously.