By Matthew Strauss.
In April 2015, Lil Wayne’s tour bus was shot up in Atlanta following a performance. Reports later alleged that Young Thug and Birdman were conspiring to kill Wayne. Later, in November 2015, Jimmy Carlton Winfrey (aka Thug affiliate Peewee Roscoe) pleaded guilty to shooting at the bus, and was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Now, Wayne’s former tour bus driver Alvin Lewis has sued Thug, Birdman, and Roscoe, as well as Cash Money and Young Money, for placing him “in immediate fear of death and severe bodily harm by attacking and attempting to kill him without any just provocation or cause,” Courthouse News reports (via AllHipHop).
In the suit, Lewis’ attorney details the events that led to the bus shooting, including a confrontation where Roscoe allegedly said to Wayne, “This my city, keep fucking around I’ll spray the bus.” He also states that neither Thug nor Birdman “repudiated Winfrey’s acts of violence.” Lewis is seeking unspecified damages for “substantial and continuing pain, anguish, suffering, discomfort, medical expenses, lost personal and professional property, and lost wages.”
This story originally appeared on Pitchfork.
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