Why was rapper Pooh Shiesty arrested?

POOH Shiesty has been arrested in Miami for the second time this year.

The 21-year-old rapper, whose real name is Lontrell Williams, faces an aggravated battery charge on top of previous gun charges.


Rapper Pooh Shiesty, whose real name is Lontrell Williams, is facing multiple chargesCredit: Miami-Dade Corrections

Why was Pooh Shiesty arrested?

Pooh Shisty handed himself into police on Tuesday to reportedly face charges for a shooting in a Miami-Dade strip club over Memorial Day weekend.

The Miami Herald reported that incident happened at the King of Diamonds strip club in Northwest Miami-Dade on May 30.

Footage of the altercation was posted to social media appearing to show the rapper walking out of the club with a weapon.

In the video, the man behind the camera reportedly says Shiesty is at the venue and claims someone stole the musician’s money.

The crowd then appears to scatter as shots are reportedly fired as Pooh Shiesty allegedly shot a security guard in the leg.

The rapper has over 6,000,000 monthly listeners to Pooh Shiesty


The rapper has over 6,000,000 monthly listeners to Pooh ShiestyCredit: Getty

Has Pooh Shiesty been arrested before?

Gucci Mane signee Pooh Shiesty was reportedly arrested for his involvement in a shootout in Florida earlier this year as well.

According to a report from local Miami news outlet WSVN on Monday, January 25, surveillance video footage shows Pooh allegedly involved in a showdown that took place at Florida’s Bay Harbor Islands area.

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He has reportedly been charged with armed robbery, aggravated assault, and theft according to XXL.

The shooting reportedly transpired when “one of the victims was trying to sell designer sneakers and marijuana.”

Pooh Shiesty made his debut on Billboard's Hot 100 with "Back In Blood"


Pooh Shiesty made his debut on Billboard’s Hot 100 with “Back In Blood”Credit: Miami-Dade Corrections

What happens in the video?

The surveillance video shows a McLaren sports car, a Mercedes-Benz Maybach and another Mercedes pulling into a parking lot of a Bay Harbor Islands condo.

The drivers and passengers then get out of the cars and, just minutes later, a man in a white shirt and another in a black sweatshirt begin firing.

They then run back to the Maybach, which speeds away, with the McLaren following.

Another man can be seen hobbling back to other Mercedes.

Bullets fly after a man tries to sell Pooh 'fake sneakers'


Bullets fly after a man tries to sell Pooh ‘fake sneakers’Credit: WSVN

Both of the victims were admitted to Aventura Hospital with injuries.

The incident took place on October 8, 2020.

Pooh is said to be the man driving the McClaren and he was reportedly arrested and booked at the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center in West Miami-Dade on Oct. 13, 2020.

Who is Pooh Shiesty signed to?

Pooh, born Lontrell Williams, is signed to Gucci Mane’s record label 1017.

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The Memphis native, who is just 21-years-old, has been making ripples through the rap world since his debut.

His track “Back in Blood” featuring Lil Durk has peaked at No. 46 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

He’s also set to drop his mixtape Sheisty Season in February.

The young rapper has amassed 3.3million followers on Instagram and draws in around 6million monthly listening streams on Spotify.

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