Atlanta Man Who Shot at Lil Wayne's Tour Bus Gets Prison Time

Lil Wayne  Hot 100 2015
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Lil Wayne performs during Billboard Hot 100 Festival - Day 1 at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater on Aug. 22, 2015 in Wantagh, New York. 

The 25-year-old man who shot at Lil Wayne’s tour bus after an Atlanta show in April will be serving time in prison.

Jimmy Carlton Winfrey (also known as PeeWee Roscoe) was handed a 20-year sentence, including 10 to serve in prison, but will be eligible for parole in a decade, according to the Atlanta-Journal Constitution. He pled guilty to six counts in violation of the street gang terrorism and prevention act as part of a plea deal on Friday (Nov. 20).

Lil Wayne's Tour Bus Shot At in Atlanta

Winfrey -- a former tour manager to Young Thug and alleged member of the Bloods street gang -- was accused of firing multiple gunshots from a white Camaro at Wayne’s two tour buses while driving along the I-285 in Atlanta. Atlanta and Cobb police reported no injuries from the April 26 shooting.

He was arrested in May on charges that included aggravated assault, terroristic threats, criminal damage, possession of a firearm by a felon and criminal gang activity.

Birdman Denies Involvement In Lil Wayne Tour Bus Shooting: Report 

Despite the label dispute between Lil Wayne and Birdman, the Cash Money Records CEO reportedly told TMZ in July that he was "was not involved in any way” with the shooting.

Lil Wayne’s rep did not immediately respond to Billboard's request for comment.


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