Rapper Casanova is currently in hot water after a grand jury returned a superseding indictment charging the rapper with attempted murder. Due to this, he will be spending more time in prison. In fact, he could be looking at a life sentence.
The rapper was arrested last year and charged with conspiracy to commit racketeering, conspiracy to distribute controlled substances, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.
Casanova was charged with an incident on October 24th, 2020, in Miami, Florida, in front of a popular strip club. It was said that he was arguing with a rival member of the Crips in front of the King of Diamonds nightclub.
The Crip gang member had a problem with Casanova flashing gang signs as he took pictures with fans. He yelled to the rap star, “yo homie, wrong sign.” Casanova allegedly responded, “you want to die tonight?”
An associate with Casanova by the name of Jarrett “Jayecee” Chrisler Jr. drew a gun and shot two people during the altercation. The gang member was shot in the stomach, and another person was hit by gunfire. Both were airlifted to a local hospital and treated for their bullet wounds.
Casanova put together a $2,500,000 million package in a motion for bond, but it was all for nought. Casanova and Chrisler Jr. were charged with attempted murder and assault with a dangerous weapon in aid of racketeering. The grand jury also charged Casanova and a co-defendant named DeShawn “Don” Thomas for another violent argument on July 5th, 2020.
The rapper pleaded not guilty to the crimes and maintains he is being prosecuted simply for the company he kept. He faces a minimum of 15 years and a maximum of life in prison if he is convicted. We will keep you updated on this ongoing case.
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