The day of Tory Lanez sentencing has been postponed by one month since he was found guilty of shooting Megan Thee Stallion.
A judge has reportedly set February 28 due to LanTory Lanez Justifies His Lack Of “Embarrassment” Following Drake And The Weeknd’s Revelationez switching attorneys, according to FOX 11 Los Angeles.
Prior to his conviction, he was found guilty of shooting Megan in the feet during a drunken argument in the Hollywood Hills in July 2020. His sentencing was previously set for January 2, about a month after that.
David Kenner, one of Tory’s new attorneys, informed Superior Court Judge David Herriford that he was awaiting the trial transcripts so the defense could formulate a motion for a new trial. Kenner previously represented Suge Knight and helped Snoop Dogg win his 1993 murder case.
Kenner told reporters that the defense was eager to claim of the most recent part of the case but that would not reveal the specific grounds for the defense’s post-conviction arguments.
After being found guilty of one felony count of each assault with a semi-automatic firearm, negligent discharge of a firearm, and carrying a loaded, unregistered firearm in a moving vehicle on December 23, Lanez has been behind bars ever since.
He could receive a maximum prison sentence of 22 years and 8 months and be deported to his native Canada.
In her statement, Deputy District Attorney Kathy Ta informed the jury that Lanez shot Megan Thee Stallion on July 12, 2020 because she disrespected his musical career.
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