As Tory Lanez awaits trial on felony charges he allegedly shot at — and wounded — Megan Thee Stallion in her ft throughout an assault in Los Angeles two years in the past, the rapper is now dealing with accusations he assaulted singer August Alsina in Chicago over the weekend.

Alsina’s allegations, shared on-line with a number of images exhibiting the Louisiana crooner’s bloody lip and different wounds, are actually the topic of an out-of-state inquiry from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, which is prosecuting the firearm assault on Megan.

“We are conscious of the allegations that the defendant attacked artist August Alsina and are investigating these claims. The allegations are severe and shall be totally examined,” the DA’s Office says in a press release to Rolling Stone


It was Sunday that Alsina claimed in a collection of graphic Instagram posts that Lanez, whose actual title is Daystar Peterson, attacked him on the “Fall Back In Love Comedy & Music Jam” present held on the Arie Crown Theatre in Chicago Saturday evening.

Alsina, 30, described Peterson as a hyperactive “leprechaun” who rushed him with eight “outsized” bodyguards to ask why the singer didn’t “dap him up,” which means shake his hand. Alsina says he replied that he didn’t assume the 2 have been buddies and that he’s been suggested by his physician to keep away from shaking fingers amid ongoing issues with Covid and Monkeypox. (Video of Alsina leaving Peterson hanging made the rounds on social media.)

The singer shared extra images exhibiting pink, fleshy wounds on the within of his lip, close to an elbow, and on a knee. He claims he was the sufferer of a “sneak assault” by Peterson, who then allegedly ran “again off into the constructing.”

Chicago Police confirmed to Rolling Stone {that a} 30-year-old man was allegedly “punched within the face” by one other 30-year-old man at round 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, itemizing a location that matches the theater.

“Detectives are investigating,” the division says, declining to call the sufferer. The division says offenders are recognized by title solely after they’re charged or an arrest warrant has been issued.

Peterson’s prison lawyer in Los Angeles didn’t instantly return Rolling Stone‘s request for remark.

Prosecutors on Megan’s case, in the meantime, had no downside leaping into the fray. They beforehand requested the choose listening to her felony assault case to revoke or increase the rapper’s bail amid allegations he violated protecting orders.

Peterson, 30, had his bail hiked to $250,000 in September 2021 after a choose discovered he violated the stay-away order prohibiting him from coming inside 100 yards of Megan or harassing her in any means. Prosecutors stated he attended the Rolling Loud Festival in Miami in July 2021 and “tried to hurry the stage” whereas Megan was performing. Disguised in a fancy dress, he additionally hopped onstage with DaBaby whereas Megan was nonetheless within the venue and her tune “Cry Baby” was enjoying, prosecutors stated of their bail movement obtained by Rolling Stone.

Peterson’s bail was elevated once more in April, to $350,000, after a choose discovered the “SKAT” rapper violated protecting orders prohibiting him from harassing Megan or discussing discovery within the case with exterior events.

The begin of Peterson’s prison trial in Los Angeles was delayed once more final week, with a choose setting a brand new return date of Nov. 28. Prosecutors say they anticipate jury choice to start Dec. 5.

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