The rap artist known as Tory Lanez has been charged with assaulting Megan Thee Stallion in the Hollywood Hills earlier this year, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office confirmed.
Daystar Peterson aka Tory Lanez was charged today with one felony count each of assault with a semiautomatic firearm – personal use of a firearm – and carrying a loaded, unregistered firearm in a vehicle.
His arraignment is scheduled for October 13.
On July 12, Lanez and the 24-year-old victim got into an argument while riding in an SUV in the Hollywood Hills. Megan Thee Stallion exited the vehicle and Lanez is accused of shooting several times at her feet and wounding her.
If convicted as charged, he faces a possible maximum sentence of 22 years and eight months in state prison.
The case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department, Hollywood Division.