HOLLYWOOD HILLS—Rapper Megan Thee Stallion,25, is recovering from gunshot wounds she sustained to her foot on July 12. The “Savage” rapper attended a party at Kylie Jenner’s house in the Hollywood Hills, along with rapper Tory Lanez, 27, on Sunday. Lanez was arrested at a home after gunshots were fired and authorities found a concealed weapon.
TMZ reported video footage of authorities outside of Jenner’s house with both of the rappers near an SUV. Reports surfaced that Megan, whose real name is Megan Jovan Ruth Pete was arrested is untrue. The rapper took to Instagram to clear her name nothing she was not arrested, but instead taken to the hospital by authorities.
“I suffered gunshot wounds, as a result of a crime that was committed against me and done with the intention to physically harm me,” said Megan.
Around 4:30 a.m. a disturbance call was made to the Los Angeles Police Department about arguing and gunshots that were heard. Authorities searched the SUV and found a gun, and arrested Lanez. Officer Jeff Lee took Megan’s Instagram post into account and sent it over to detectives to look further into the case. According to records from the Los Angeles County Jail, Lanez was released on bail later that same day.
“I’m incredibly grateful to be alive and I’m expected to make a full recovery, but it was important for me to clarify the details about this traumatic night,” said Megan. “I’m currently focused on my recovery, so I can return back to my life and back to making music as soon as possible.”
Authorities are still investigating the incident.