A choose on Wednesday ordered Tory Lanez to be positioned below home arrest till the beginning of his trial for allegedly capturing fellow rapper Megan Thee Stallion within the ft in 2020.
The order additionally consists of digital monitoring of the 30-year-old performer, whose actual identify is Daystar Peterson.
“Peterson was placed on house arrest today by the court starting Monday until his trial date as a result of his alleged altercation with August Alsina,” a spokesperson for the L.A. County district lawyer’s workplace advised The Occasions Wednesday. “He is scheduled to return to court on November 28 for a jury trial setting.”
Whereas out on bail within the capturing case, Lanez allegedly attacked singer Alsina after a September live performance in Chicago, prompting the D.A.’s workplace to research.
After Lanez’s alleged assault in Chicago, Alsina posted close-up pictures on social media exhibiting his busted lip and wounds on his knee and elbow. He additionally posted a photograph of himself slumped in opposition to elevator partitions along with his eyes closed, blood working down his mouth.
Deputy Dist. Atty. Alexander Bott, the prosecutor, urged Superior Court docket Decide David Herriford to have Lanez taken into custody with out bail as a result of the rapper allegedly has proven “such a flagrant disregard for the court’s orders.” Bott mentioned Lanez had beforehand violated a protecting order to remain not less than 100 yards away from Stallion — actual identify Megan Pete — and had posted social media messages that appeared to reference her.
Protection lawyer Shawn Holley categorized the Chicago incident as “mere allegations” that she mentioned have been “disputed.”
“I’m not really sure that there’s anything this court should do given the unproven allegations,’’ she told the judge.
Previously, in early April, the judge raised Lanez’s bail from $250,000 to $350,000 after agreeing that the performer’s social media posts did seem to target Stallion.
Lanez pleaded not guilty in November 2020 when he was charged with assault with a semiautomatic firearm and carrying a loaded, unregistered firearm in a vehicle. He and Megan Thee Stallion were close friends at the time and she was riding a car driven by Lanez’s driver at the time of the early-morning October 2020 incident.
When an argument started in the back seat, she asked the driver to pull over and let her out of the car. After she got out, Lanez allegedly fired a gun at her feet. She later underwent surgery to remove bullet fragments from both feet.
“Everything happens so fast,” she advised CBS’ Gayle King in an interview in April. “All I hear is this man screaming … ‘Dance, b—.’ He started shooting … and I didn’t even want to move. I didn’t want to move too quick, because I’m like, ‘Oh my God, if I take the wrong step, I don’t know if he can shoot something that’s super important. I don’t know if he can shoot me and kill me.’
“I was really scared ’cause I had never been shot at before,” she added. Stallion additionally mentioned that Lanez apologized instantly after the capturing, begged her to not inform anybody about it and allegedly provided her $1 million to maintain quiet.
Metropolis Information Service contributed to this report.