Update 10/07/2021 2:18pm:
More details about Pooh Shiesty's charges have been revealed before his upcoming trial. The rapper, who's currently facing multiple charges for allegedly shooting a man during a robbery, is reportedly facing multiple 20-year sentences in addition to a possible life sentence.
According to a Twitter post from XXL, Pooh Shiesty is facing multiple conspiracy charges. In addition to facing life for using a gun during the alleged robbery, each conspiracy charge comes with a maximum penalty of 20 years.
"Pooh Shiesty faces a maximum of 20 years each for Conspiracy to Possess Firearms in Furtherance of Violent Crime and Hobbs Act Robbery Conspiracy," read a tweet from XXL. "He's also facing a maximum life sentence for Discharging a Firearm in Furtherance of a Crime of Violence."
Pooh Shiesty has pleaded not guilty to all charges. The rapper's trial is set to begin on Oct. 25.
Original 10/05/2021 4:21pm:
Previously, rapper Pooh Shiesty was bubbling in the music world, as the rapper was put on the 2021 XXL Freshman Class cover. The 1017 Records signee’s smooth year took a turn when he allegedly got into an incident in Miami that resulted in a security guard getting shot. The guard claimed that Pooh Shiesty shot him but then went on to recant his statement to the police.
Another incident involving the rapper found him allegedly shooting a man in the buttocks, deemed a robbery case. The incident resulted in the rapper getting arrested, then having his bond denied. Now, reports surfaced noting Pooh Shiesty is getting ready for federal trial and that the rapper and his legal team have withdrawn their request for delay.
The rapper’s lawyers filed a request to delay Shiesty’s trial until December 2021. The prosecutors were fine with the delay until his legal team asked to reverse the request. The team noted the rapper would be okay with starting the trial on October 25.
As of now, Pooh Shiesty is facing a possible life sentence for the charges. He’s pleaded not guilty to the charges against him. Stay tuned for more updates.
source: Rolling Stone