A new development has been made in Winnie the PoohLegal dispute over a shooting incident last October and another over the Memorial Day holiday weekend last month.
According to a tweet from journalist David Ovalle of Miami Herald, Pooh’s link for his October 8, 2020 shoot in the Bay Harbor Islands area, near Miami the case was reportedly quashed by a judge this morning (June 10). According to the outlet, the Memphis rapper, born Lontrell Williams, will remain in prison until his trial.
Ovalle shared via social media that in response to Pooh receiving a $ 10,000 bail from a Miami-Dade judge on Wednesday June 9, a second judge, who was to determine whether the rhymer would be released, chose to keep Pooh Shiesty behind bars.
“There’s no way I’m going to give this kid a bond right now,” the judge reportedly said.
the 1017 records the artist’s court appearance yesterday was related to him surrendering to authorities following a shooting at the King of Diamonds strip club in Miami May 30. Pooh Shiesty was charged with aggravated assault and battery in the incident, in which prosecutors claimed he intentionally attempted to shoot the security guard who had been shot in the ankle.
Pooh’s legal advisor, however, argued that security was escorting the rapper out of the club and after the money fell out of Shiesty’s pocket there appeared to be some sort of discrepancy, which led Pooh to to shoot on the ground. The rapper’s legal team say it could have been an accidental discharge of the gun and the bullet ricocheted and hit the guard in the leg.
Winnie the Pooh has been ordered to stay clear of the victim, who has been treated for his injuries, and he must not come within 500 feet of King of Diamonds.
The date of Pooh’s trial for his October 2020 shooting incident is unclear.
XXL reached out to Winnie the Poohthe legal team and a representative of the rapper for comment on the court decision.
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