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Tory Lanez Reportedly Under Investigation For Megan Thee Stallion Shooting

According to reports, Megan Thee Stallion was shot in her foot.

The LAPD is reportedly investigating Tory Lanez in the shooting of Megan Thee Stallion. According to  TMZ, the LAPD opened an assault with a deadly weapon investigation into the manner. Lanez hasn’t been named a suspect, yet, but they are focused on him.

The incident occurred on Sunday (July 12th) morning when  Tory Lanez, Megan Thee Stallion, and her friend Kelsey Nicole were pulled over by LAPD. Lanez was eventually arrested for felony gun charges, while Megan was driven to the hospital by police. According to PageSix, Tory shot Megan in the foot after a dispute broke out in the car. TMZ cosigns this, saying that he shot her after she left the vehicle after an argument broke out.

A source, who is allegedly familiar with the investigation, told Page Six:

“Tory fired the shots from within the vehicle while Megan was outside trying to leave…There is video and the police are investigating. This is a case of a man physically harming and abusing a woman.”

LAPD did not confirm there was video.

Making things even sticker is that Megan’s music producer Lil Ju, sent out tweets threatening Tory. In a tweet that’s since been deleted he wrote, “count your fucking days.”

Megan’s friend Nicole was also in the car. On social media, she wrote “I WASN’T the one with the gun and would never do something like that…However, I was present.”

On Wednesday, July 15th, Megan Thee Stallion released a statement saying that she suffered a gunshot wound and had to go to the hospital to get surgery.

On her Instagram she wrote:

“The narrative that is being reported about Sunday’s morning events are inaccurate and I’d like to set the record straight. On Sunday morning, I 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 never arrested, the police officers drove me to the hospital where I underwent surgery to remove the bullets.”

She goes on to say that she is “expected to make a full recovery” and that it was “important” to “clarify the details about this traumatic night.”

Megan also adds that she wasn’t arrested and that police were the ones that took her to the hospital.

On Friday, July 17th tweeted about the about the situation and the reaction it has gotten on the Internet.

According to TMZ, police arrived outside of a Hollywood Hills residence at 4:30 AM July 12th after getting a disturbance call. When the officers arrived, someone fired shots in the air and an SUV took off. When police found the SUV Tory Lanez and Megan were in the vehicle. They searched the SUV and found a gun; Tory was booked for carrying a concealed weapon in a vehicle, which is a felony.

This story was updated on July 17th, 2020.

Dimas Sanfiorenzo

Dimas Sanfiorenzo is the Managing Editor for Okayplayer. He specializes in coverage centered around music, pop culture, and politics. Email: Dimas@okayplayer.com

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