- The Los Angeles District Attorney’s office has charged Tory Lanez with the shooting of Megan Thee Stallion.
- Lanes’ trial began on Monday and Meghan’s former bodyguard is scheduled to testify on Friday.
- Meghan’s attorney confirmed to Insider that her former bodyguard, Justin Edison, is nowhere to be found.
Megan Thee Stallion’s former bodyguard has disappeared after failing to testify on Friday Tory Lanez on trial for felony shootingher attorney told Insider.
“I can confirm that Justin Edison, Meghan’s bodyguard, was about to testify in court, did not appear, and is now missing,” Alex Spiro, Meghan’s attorney, told Insider. He added that “law enforcement authorities are investigating the matter.”
Edison’s last post on Instagram dated December 2. Besides working as a bodyguard, he is a certified physical trainer, according to his page. Details surrounding when and where he was last seen are unclear.
The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office has Lenz, whose real name is Daystar Peterson, charged, to shoot Megan in the feet After a small gathering at Kylie Jenner’s home during the early morning hours of July 12, 2020. Rapper Love denied shooting Megan, whose real name is Megan Pete. The other two people present during the accident are Kelsey Harris, Megan’s former best friend and former assistant, and Lin’s driver, Joquan Smith.
Prosecutors and the defense team agree that an altercation occurred in the car as the group left Jenner’s home, though they give conflicting descriptions.
While Edison wasn’t present the night of the dispute, Harris texted him from the car: “Help. Tory shot the MiG 911,” prosecutors said in court this week.
The day after the shooting, Edison went to the Lanes’ home to pick up Megan’s belongings, Deputy District Attorney Alexander Butt said during opening remarks Monday. Butt said Edison told prosecutors that Lenz admitted he was “very drunk” and fired in the air and on the ground the night of the accident.
Lenz was charged with assault with a semi-automatic firearm, personal use of a firearm, and carrying a loaded and unregistered firearm in a motor vehicle. Linz was also injured new charge Earlier this month from a firearm discharge with gross negligence in connection with a dispute.
Lenz pleaded not guilty. If convicted, Lenz faces up to 22 years in prison.
Meghan testified on Tuesday That Lenz shot her. She said she initially lied about the accident because of her fear and distrust of the police and because of it Didn’t consider the “Big Boy’s club” music industry He will believe her.
“When I get out of the car, I hear Tori say ‘Dance you bitch,'” Megan said in her testimony, adding that the gunfire started immediately. “I froze. I’m in shock, I’m scared. I can’t believe he’s shooting In my face.
The trial is scheduled to resume on Monday.
The LAPD and the District Attorney’s office did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment.
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