Plies Is Sued for $10 Million After a July 2006 Shooting

Five accusers claim they were injured when the rapper let off shots.

Posted: 12/09/2011 12:55 AM EST

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A shooting incident from July 2, 2006 is back to haunt rapper Plies.


The Florida and his entourage were allegedly involved in a shooting at West Nightclub in Gainesville, Florida. They were said to have shot into the crowd after a dispute over stage time.


Five years later, five plaintiffs are reportedly suing the 35-year-old and his brother Ronnell Lawrence Lavatte, also known as Big Gates, for $10 million, according to


Plies’ attorney Robert A. Rush tells the website, “The plaintiffs’ claims against my client continue to be without merit, we look forward to having this resolved in a court of justice.” is your #1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

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