Pooh Sheisty, born Lontrell Williams Jr., faces a possible life sentence.
The Memphis rapper whose bail was previously revoked in June recently withdrew a motion to delay his trial. The rhyme “Should’ve Ducked” remains in custody with a trial date beginning October 25, 2021.
Shiesty, 21, is charged with the October 9, 2020 shooting of two men in Bay Harbor Islands, Florida.
In a botched deal, Shiesty and his co-defendants Bobby Brown and Jayden Darosa staged a meeting to buy lean, weed and high-end sneakers.
According to police reports, Pooh Shiesty and Brown shot the two men in the buttocks and hip. They left the scene in a McLaren that was captured on video that later went viral. Williams rented the bright green McLaren from one of his alleged victims, identified in the court papers as ‘Victim 1’. Reportedly, Shiesty “intended to negotiate an extension on his car rental as part of their transaction.” The shooting victims survived with injuries.
Investigating the October 2020 robbery, FBI and Miami-Dade police detectives linked Williams to the shooting via the serial number on a $100 bill he left behind. The “Back In Blood” rapper posted photos of the exact bill on his Instagram account days before the shooting. Essentially, social media helped the FBI build their case.
The indictment accuses Williams, Brown and Darosa each of conspiring to possess firearms in furtherance of a violent crime, conspiracy to commit a Hobbs Act robbery, commit a Hobbs Act robbery, and discharge a firearm in furtherance of a crime. crime of violence.
Each count faces a maximum sentence of 20 years if convicted.
Pooh Shiesty signed with Gucci Mane’s 1017 imprint label in early 2021, Gucci has not commented yet.
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