Things are starting to look up for Troy Ave.
According to reports, the Brooklyn rapper won’t be charged with murder in the deadly Irving Plaza shooting last month that left one man dead and three, including Troy, injured. A grand jury has indicted the rapper on second-degree attempted murder and four counts of criminal possession of a weapon.
The rapper was arrested and charged after police released an 11-second clip that appeared to show him shooting into a crowd full of people, potentially harming himself and many others involved. Troy’s attorney, Scott Leemon, released a statement saying:
“Nothing in this indictment is a surprise or new. It’s the same wrong story that NYPD has been trying to portray. The video does not show everything nor explain what happened in the VIP room before Troy came running out, as a victim, after he was shot.”
Leemon also said he will request that Troy be released on bail this week, claiming that the rapper is not a flight risk. Troy Ave’s next court hearing is set for Wednesday, June 22.