Shortly after formally renouncing his ties to the Gorilla Stone Nation Bloods gang, incarcerated Brooklyn-bred rapper Casanova was reportedly attacked by a fellow inmate.
An Officer Says Casanova HANDLED His Attacker After Being “Slashed With A Weapon”
In line with inner experiences obtained by NBC New York, Casanova was attacked on the Essex County Correctional Facility on Thursday (Jun. 15).
Particularly, Sarah Wallace of NBC’s I-Group experiences that correctional officers cited Casanova as being “slashed with a weapon by one other inmate” named Ulysses Lugo.
Nonetheless, the rapper was reportedly in a position to achieve the higher hand and is accused of retaliating in opposition to his attacker with the assistance of others. In line with one responding officer, Lugo was in the end left bloodied by the ordeal.
“Inmate Lugo, you couldn’t see his face as a result of he was saturated in blood… His entire face was saturated in blood, and his entire uniform was saturated in blood.”
As for Casanova, the officer says he was “sitting there, and blood was simply popping out of his face.”
Regardless of this harrowing account, Anthony Puglisi — an Essex County spokesperson — merely declared, “This minor incident and whether or not weapons have been employed is below investigation.”
The Rapper Lately Sought To Distance Himself From Gang Life: “I Am Out”
Casanova was attacked shortly after phrase broke about him renouncing his gang ties in a letter to Choose Philip Halpern.
All Hip Hop shared the information after buying the letter, and Casanova reportedly made his proclamation whereas pleading for leniency. In spite of everything, he’s going through a most of 60 years behind bars.
In reality, the “So Brooklyn” rapper declared, “I don’t must affiliate myself with a gang to succeed.”
“I’m telling you and anybody that may pay attention that I needed out earlier than I used to be arrested and I’m out. I discovered by means of my music profession that folks will pay attention and that I don’t must affiliate myself with a gang to succeed. I don’t must affiliate with a gang even when I don’t succeed.”
Later, Casanova acknowledged that he’s “not a person [who] anybody wants to fret about sooner or later.” He was certain to additionally word that he’s “sorry for [his] previous.”
“I’m sorry for my previous… I’m not asking you to disregard the unhealthy. There may be loads of it. I’m asking you to see the opposite facet that was lastly beginning to shine. I’m not who the federal government needs you to consider I’m and I’m not a person you or anybody wants to fret about sooner or later.”
There are not any additional updates on the matter, and the rapper is about to be sentenced on Jun. 27.