A warrant has been issued for Lil Durk’s arrest in connection with a shooting in Atlanta.
TMZ reports that the rapper is facing five felony charges, including criminal intent to commit murder, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during commission of a felony, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and associating with a criminal street gang to participate in a crime.
The alleged incident occurred at a restaurant called The Varsity in the early morning hours of February 5th. When police arrived, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. Shell casings from a riffle and a pistol were recovered at the scene.
Lil Durk intends to turn himself in to police on Thursday, according to a post on Instagram.
Update – 11:30 p.m.: Lil Durk has released a new song called “Turn Myself In”. In it, he addresses his current legal situation: “False accusations why they name droppin’,” Durk raps. “They wanna know if I’m rapping or robbing/Taking these drugs for family problems.” Later he sings that he’s “an innocent man for sure.”