The Tory Lanez trial entered its seventh day with the protection’s flip to deliver witnesses to the stand. On this present day, Sean Kelly, a neighbor who witnessed the July 2020 altercation, testified to seeing a girl firing the primary shot.
On Tuesday (Dec. 20), Law & Crime senior reporter Meghann Cuniff, who has been overlaying the trial because it began, reported that protection witness Sean Kelly, who watched the altercation between Tory Lanez, Megan Thee Stallion and Kelsey Nicole Harris from the window of his dwelling, testified that he noticed a girl fireplace the primary shot throughout the battle. Throughout his testimony, Kelly does not point out any names whereas recounting what he noticed on the night time of the chaotic battle.
“Kelly stated he awoke to noises and noticed two ladies violently combating by the automotive. He noticed a flash and believes it was coming from one of many ladies,” Cuniff tweeted, including, his quote,”‘They had been pulling their hair and hitting one another. It was fairly violent.'”
“Kelly stated he noticed the motive force exit carrying all black, and he joined the fray,” Cuniff continued. “Kelly was scared, and he requested his son to come back into his room. He testified a number of occasions that he noticed a muzzle flash and heard what he thought had been fireworks, however believes the flashes had been from a girl.”
“Did you see a muzzle flash?” [Tory Lanez’s defense attorney George Mgdesyan] requested. ‘Sure,’ Kelly answered,” Cuniff wrote. “He added: ‘About the identical time that the smallest particular person acquired out of the automotive.’ It solely worsened for Mgdesyan. Kelly stated the small man ‘acquired out about that point, all shouting.'”
Kelly would go on to element what the “smallest man” was doing throughout the battle.
“Kelly stated after the smallest man acquired out of the automotive, ‘I noticed extra flashes,'” Cuniff tweeted.
“He caught along with his testimony that the flashes began with “the women,” and he stated he by no means heard anybody say, “Dance, bitch” (which is what Meg testified Tory stated earlier than he opened fireplace).”
“Kelly stated the shorter man ‘was very indignant’ and was shouting,” Cuniff continued. “He stated the flashes “got here from him” however cautioned, ‘I by no means noticed a gun.'”
Cuniff added: “Nonetheless, in any case this, Kelly repeatedly testifies that he believes a girl fireplace the primary shot. ‘I imagine I noticed the lady shoot first.’ However he did not know she had a gun on the time. “‘I believed it was fireworks.'”
However in a surprising twist, Kelly reportedly stated that he did see “the smaller man” with a gun and subsequently noticed two folks beat down a girl who was on the bottom injured.
“That is when Mgdesyan requested Kelly, ‘Sir, did you see the shorter man with a gun in his hand?’ and Kelly answered, ‘Sure,'” Cuniff tweeted. “Then everybody began beating one lady, and Kelly stated ‘to me, it appeared that they had been going to throw her within the river.'”
Cuniff continued: “‘It appeared to me after I was on the cellphone that they had been attempting to kill her,'” Kelly stated. He stated he heard the motive force say the police are coming, and so they put the lady within the Escalade and left. Then got here the cross. (All that above is from direct by Tory’s lawyer.)[.]”
XXL has reached out to attorneys for Megan Thee Stallion, Tory Lanez and Kelsey Harris for remark. The Los Angeles County District Legal professional was contacted as effectively for a press release.
Kelly’s surprising testimony comes simply days after Megan’s ex-friend Kelsey Harris refused to answer any questions about Tory’s involvement on the night of the shooting, regardless of reportedly being granted immunity by the prosecution. Harris additionally denied seeing Tory shoot Megan.
Megan Thee Stallion’s attorney, Alex Spiro, believes that Harris was compromised as a witness, both by risk or bribe.
Both means, it looks like the Tory Lanez trial by no means fails in delivering bombshell testimonies from eyewitnesses.
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