The man accused of shooting at Lil’ Wayne’s tour bus last month has been arrested by Atlanta police, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports.
James Carlton Winfrey surrendered on June 2nd and is now facing charges including criminal gang activity, terroristic threats, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm by a felon, discharging a firearm on or near a public highway and reckless conduct. On the warrant that was issued last week for Winfrey’s arrest, it stated that he shot at the tour bus “in order to gain status in his criminal organization by committing a high profile shooting of a rival rap artist.” Winfrey is reportedly affiliated with the Bloods gang.
The 25-year-old fired shots at two tour buses as they traveled along I-285 on April 26th after Weezy performed at Atlanta’s Compound night club. The shooting caused $20,000 in damages. No one was injured.
Winfrey was already on probation after being convicted of drug possession in Florida last October. He is being held without bail.