Tory Lanez, whose real name is Daystar Peterson, was the person who allegedly shot Megan Thee Stallion following a dispute inside his vehicle Sunday morning,
Megan, 25, is reported to have been shot in the feet as she attempted to get out of Lanez’s SUV following a party in the Hollywood Hills area of Los Angeles.
TMZ claimed that the pair left a party alongside Megan’s friend in the early hours of Sunday morning (July 12).
It’s believed that Megan and her pal later decided that they wanted to leave the vehicle which was being driven by Lanez, after the trio became embroiled in an argument.
Page Six claims that Troy opened fire from inside of his black SUV while Megan was outside trying to get away.
Speaking to the outlet, a source said: “Tory fired the shots from within the vehicle while Megan was outside trying to leave,
New footage obtained by TMZ shows Megan Thee Stallion leaving bloody footprints as she limps away from the SUV while Tory Lanez lays facedown in the street. 🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/rPrBo5NoQr
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“There is video and the police are investigating. This is a case of a man physically harming and abusing a woman.”
A spokesperson for LAPD said: “The detectives are seeking information regarding the shooting involving Daystar Peterson, and the investigation is still ongoing.
“I’m not privileged to what the detectives have right now.”
Witnesses are allegedly not co-operating with Los Angeles Police Department to confirm the details surrounding the shooting.
At the time of the shooting, video footage showed Megan leaving bloody footprints on the pavement while Lanez could be seen lying on the side of the road.
Lanez was granted bail at $35,000 (£27.9k) and will appear in court on October 13.
Megan, who recently topped worldwide charts with her hit single Savage, took to her Instagram account to confirm the incident.
In a lengthy statement, she claimed she was “lucky to be alive”.
Her post read: “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 went on: “I’m incredibly grateful to be alive and that I’m expected to make a full recovery, but it was important for me to clarify the details about this tragic night.”
Megan added: “I’m currently focused on my recovery, so I can return back to my life and back to making music as soon as possible.”