Birdman Denies Involvement In Lil Wayne Tour Bus Shooting: Report
Birdman has broken his silence since being named, alongside Young Thug, in a recent court indictment against Young Thug's former road manager Jimmy Carlton Winfrey, according to TMZ. Winfrey (also known as PeeWee Roscoe) is accused of shooting Lil Wayne's tour bus on April 26 in Atlanta. Winfrey was arrested on May 28 on charges of aggravated assault, terroristic threats, possession of a firearm by a felon, and criminal gang activity.
Sources tell TMZ that while a call to Birdman shortly after the April 26 shooting of Lil Wayne's tour bus was indeed made, as stated in the court documents, Birdman "was not involved in any way" with the shooting.
The call to Birdman was allegedly made by someone from Lil Wayne's camp to express their frustration over the fact that Winfrey was kicked out of a club venue "after harassing Wayne."
The call to Birdman was reportedly made and received by phones registered under Birdman's name. The same sources tell TMZ that it isn't surprising seeing that they're registered under Birdman seeing that they are "company phones," and those who use the phones are associated with Young Money Records or Cash Money Records.
On top of telling Lil Wayne that he was not involved in the tour bus shooting, Birdman also "vowed to help figure out who was behind it," says TMZ.
Reps for Birdman did not respond to a request for comment at the time of publishing.