“Rapper Tory Lanez was sentenced to 10 years in prison Tuesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court for assaulting fellow artist Megan Thee Stallion.
“Last December, Tory Lanez was found guilty of shooting Megan Thee Stallion in the foot in July 2020 as they left a party at the home of celebrity Kylie Jenner.
“At his conviction, the defendant was found guilty of all three charges prosecutors had brought against him: assault with a firearm, illegal possession of a firearm and negligent discharge of a gun for shooting the plaintiff.
“Tory Lanez spoke for several minutes at Tuesday’s sentencing. He described the plaintiff as his friend — “someone I still care for dearly to this day” — regardless of her feelings about him. He talked about bonding with her over the loss of their mothers.”
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