Jimmy Winfrey claims Birdman’s legal imbroglio with Lil Wayne was reason for tour bus shooting.
Jimmy Winfrey, Young Thug’s former tour manager and the man arrested for shooting up Lil Wayne’s tour bus in April, believes that Birdman “should be held liable as a party to the crime,” reports TMZ.
In newly surfaced court documents, Winfrey is on the record saying that [Birdman’s] financial dispute with [Lil Wayne] is what ultimately led to the shooting.” According to an indictment delivered in July, Winfrey made a call to a phone owned by Birdman prior to the shooting. Birdman vehemently denied any involvement.
Birdman and Wayne are currently in the midst of a $51 million legal battle. We will keep you updated with further developments as Birdman prepares his rebuttal to Winfrey’s new allegations.