Gunfire erupted at a Lil Flip event this weekend. The rapper, who was already warrant for arrest in Louisiana after missing a court date this week, was hosting a 4/20 concert in Denver when two men began shooting into the crowd.According to reports, several people were struck by gunfire, including a man, a woman and a minor who was rushed to the hospital. Some people were also trampled as they attempted to flee the violence.
The Denver Police Department‘s Gang Unit took over investigations and are currently looking for two suspects. when Lil’ Flip was in the middle of a rendition of “Riding Spinners” at the 4/20 rally at the Civic Center Park in Denver, CO yesterday when two men began shooting into the crowd. A man and a woman were shot in the leg and a juvenile was sent to a hospital after being grazed by a bullet. Other (less severe) injuries were sustained when the audience fled away from the stage and some people were trampled. The investigation into the shootings was turned over to the Denver Department’s Gang Unit today. Police are currently searching for two suspects.
Lil Flip had vowed to fight the charges stemming from his December arrest in Louisiana when he was stopped for speeding and cops found weed and an AR-15 assault rifle in his vehicle. Yesterday the Houston rapper pleaded not guilty to possession of a firearm, possession of a schedule 1 narcotic (weed), and speeding according to TMZ
The “Game Over” rapper has a Texas concealed handgun license that he says is also valid in 22 other states, including Louisiana. Flip also denies carrying weed with him on the day of his arrest. Instead he says they were ”Black and Mild” wine flavored cigars and clove cigarettes. A pre-trial date has been set for April.
Lil Flip, whose Rap career is already struggling, was arrested on 12/26/12 in Mansfield, Louisiana. Lil Flip, real name Wesley Eric Weston was speeding on Interstate 49 in DeSoto Parish when he was stopped by authorities who subsequently found marijuana and a Bushmaster AR-15 assault rifle in his possession, according to reports.
Flip and another person Olanza Sanders who was also in the 2010 Dodge Challenger were booked into the DeSoto Detention Center. The charges on Flip include third-offense possession of marijuana, possession of a firearm in the presence of a controlled dangerous substance and speeding. Weston is still locked up on bonds totaling $35,300 while Sanders is free on a $25,000 bond. via:hiphopnmore