Tory Lanez has filed an appeal three months after he was found guilty of shooting Megan Thee Stallion, according to TMZ.
In court documents obtained by the store, Jose Baez, the “Say It” rapper’s criminal defense attorney, claims his client should have been thrown out for “discussing the incident.” “Irrelevant evidence” was presented at the trial.
Baez claims that a shirtless photograph of Lanez, real name Daystar Peterson, holding a gun to his chest was used to “Emphasized to the jury that his client loved the weapon.”
The lawyer also claimed to be It was a “reversible error” for prosecutors who threatened to present the rap lyrics of host “Jerry Sprunger” to a jury.
Additionally, Baez believes it was wrong for the jury to hear the prosecutor’s 80-minute interview with Megan’s ex-best friend Kelsey Harris, who was in the car with the two rappers the night of the incident.
Harris’s interview hurts Lanez’s case. Although she later denied most of what she said.
Page Six reached out to Lanez and Megan’s team for comment. but did not receive an immediate reply.
In December 2022, Lanez was found guilty of shooting Megan. which was born with Megan Pete on the back of her feet following a verbal altercation after leaving Kylie’s house. Jenner in July 2020
He was charged with one felony count each for using a semi-automatic firearm. (personal use of firearms) and carrying unregistered firearms in a vehicle He was also convicted of another count of gross negligence with a firearm.
During the trial, the “Hot Girl Summer” host, 28, stood up to recount the incident that caused her horrific foot injury.
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Megan claims Lanez, 30, fired multiple shots at her while yelling “Dance, bitch!” following an argument over their sexual relationship and music career.
“I’m shocked. I was scared,” the Houston native recalled during her testimony. “I heard gun shots. And I couldn’t believe he was shooting at me.”
She also claimed that Lanez offered her and Harris $1 million each to remain silent about what happened.
After the verdict, Meghan’s attorney, Alex Spiro, Tell Page Six that “The jury got it right. I am grateful that there is justice for Meg.”
Lanez maintained her innocence throughout the trial. And previously testified that he was not guilty according to the allegations.
The rapper is currently facing 22 years in prison for the charges. and is highly likely to be deported back to Canada
He is due to be sentenced on April 10.