Pooh Shiesty Ordered To Pay Shooting Victims $156K In Restitution

This new order from court authorities stems from his involvement in a 2020 shootout.

BYGabriel Bras Nevares
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Authorities recently ordered Pooh Shiesty to pay restitution to victims of a 2020 shooting he was involved in. According to legal documents obtained by TMZ, the Memphis rapper must pay $156,585 to those injured in the incident as part of his sentence. Also, the documents indicate that earnings made while behind bars must contribute to this total payment sum. As readers may remember, officials took Shiesty in for a 2020 shooting involving himself and other actors in a Miami parking lot, which left 2 injured.

Furthermore, surveillance video from the scene shows the artist sitting in a McLaren with an assault rifle amid gunfire. After his arrest, the court sentenced him to 63 months in prison last April. Previously, he pled guilty to one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence. Not only that, but Pooh must undergo drug and alcohol treatment programs and serve three years of supervised release upon his sentence's end. Since this whole ordeal, we've heard from him sporadically, but not consistently. However, his most recent message to fans last week left many perplexed.

Pooh Shiesty Returns On Instagram Before Being Ordered To Pay Restitution To Victims

“King Shiesty tappin in from the middle of the pennititary aka Hell where they say i cant go , jailing no telling !!” he expressed on Instagram. “I still remain Untouched , Millions still in double digits ! tell google fix my networth we can verify that s**t right now. Yeah im locked up not f***ed up. I was 21 up 8 figures jayZ cant even relate my money tripple my followers... Stop playing with my name before i buy one of you for sale ass n***as you n***as ANYTHING! I put on for this Choppa Gang s**t everyday. Twice on Sundays im on the same s**t from Tokio to Tennesse." He had a lot more to say, so check out the full message in the post above.

Meanwhile, his mentor Gucci Mane recently spoke out against the 23-year-old's harsh living conditions behind bars. “We do not pay attention to how inmates in the US are treated," the 1017 Records mogul wrote on Instagram. "@poohshiesty has been sent to a prison over 1500 miles from his home, 23 hr lockdown and given empty food trays." Though things don't look bright for the "Back In Blood" rapper, fans were happy to hear from him again. On that note, come back to HNHH for the latest news, updates, and messages from Pooh Shiesty.


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Gabriel Bras Nevares is a music and pop culture news writer for HotNewHipHop. He started in 2022 as a weekend writer and, since joining the team full-time, has developed a strong knowledge in hip-hop news and releases. Whether it’s regular coverage or occasional interviews and album reviews, he continues to search for the most relevant news for his audience and find the best new releases in the genre. What excites him the most is finding pop culture stories of interest, as well as a deeper passion for the art form of hip-hop and its contemporary output. Specifically, Gabriel enjoys the fringes of rap music: the experimental, boundary-pushing, and raw alternatives to the mainstream sound. As a proud native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, he also stays up-to-date with the archipelago’s local scene and its biggest musical exponents in reggaetón, salsa, indie, and beyond. Before working at HotNewHipHop, Gabriel produced multiple short documentaries, artist interviews, venue spotlights, and audio podcasts on a variety of genres and musical figures. Hardcore punk and Go-go music defined much of his coverage during his time at the George Washington University in D.C. His favorite hip-hop artists working today are Tyler, The Creator, Boldy James, JPEGMAFIA, and Earl Sweatshirt.