Brampton rapper Tory Lanez faces two felony charges in Los Angeles in connection with the shooting of fellow performer Megan Thee Stallion.
Lanez has been charged with assault with a semiautomatic firearm and carrying a loaded, unregistered firearm in a vehicle.
He is accused of shooting Megan Thee Stallion in the foot during a fight with her in Hollywood on July 12.
U.S. prosecutors said Lanez was arrested the night of the shooting but released on bail.
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Lanez, 27, real name Daystar Peterson, is best known for his 2016 hit “Luv” as well as for several successful mixtapes.
Megan Thee Stallion, whose real name is Megan Pete, is considered a leading hip-hop star that has seen her nominated for an MTV Music Award as well as lending vocals to the Cardi B song “WAP” which has been a huge hit.
Lanez is due to be arraigned Tuesday in Los Angeles. If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of roughly 23 years.