Lil Wayne's Former Security Guard Sued Him Over Alleged Assault

Lil Wayne’s Former Security Guard Sued Him Over Alleged Assault

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Lil Wayne‘s former security guard who goes by the name Carlos Christian sued him to court.

Furthermore, He claimed the artist threatened him with a semiautomatic rifle.

Also, He stated that he was physically assaulted at his Hidden Hills residence in California two years ago.

In the filed complaint, Lil Wayne‘s former security guard Christian alleged that the rapper pointed the firearm at him as a threat. And subsequently punched him in the ear while holding the semiautomatic rifle.

More to this, The lawsuit emphasizes the emotional distress suffered by Christian. Which led him to seek mental health treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) directly stemming from the incident.

According to the complaint, Christian incurred medical expenses due to the alleged assault and battery.

Along with losses in wages and earning capacity. He is seeking compensatory and punitive damages. As He brings the case before the Los Angeles County Superior Court.

While the plaintiff’s lawyer, David Shaby, did not provide an immediate comment. Attempts to contact Lil Wayne‘s spokesperson were unsuccessful.

Previously, The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department had acknowledged an investigation into a “verbal altercation”.

Stating also that it involved a security staff member and an adult male allegedly wielding a firearm. Which was at Lil Wayne‘s Hidden Hills address on December 1, 2021.

Although not specifically naming Lil Wayne. The department responded to inquiries related to the rapper.

Anonymous law enforcement sources informed TMZ that the dispute centered around Lil Wayne accusing the security guard of taking and leaking photos to the media.

Sources close to the rapper denied the incident and claimed he did not own a gun.

Lil Wayne has a history of legal issues involving gun possession, having pleaded guilty in New York and facing subsequent charges.

Moreover, This was in connection to a gold-plated pistol discovered during a 2019 search of his Gulfstream jet.

He pleaded guilty in December 2020. But before sentencing, received a presidential pardon from Donald Trump.