HotSpot ATL Featured Video
CLOSE
Lil Wayne Host Compound

Source: Lil Wayne at Compound on April 25, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. Weezy’s tour buses were shot up after he left Compound. (Photo by Prince Williams/WireImage)

The man accused of firing several shots at Lil Wayne’s tour bus on a metro Atlanta highway has been arrested. Jimmy Carlton Winfrey, 25, of Atlanta, had a warrant out for his arrest on numerous charges including making terroristic threats and being a member of a criminal gang involved in criminal activity.

The shooting occurred around 3 am on I-285 near I-75 after a Lil Wayne performance at Compound. As we previously reported, Winfrey—who police say was trying to gain status within the Blood gang by “committing a high profile shooting of a rival rap artist”—used to be the road manager of Lil Wayne’s current rap enemy: Young Thug.

MUST READ: Is Young Thug Tied To Lil Wayne’s Tour Bus Shooting?

According to the AJC, Winfrey was booked into the Cobb County jail just after 2 a.m. Tuesday. He’s being held without bond on multiple felony counts that also included aggravated assault, criminal damage to property and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He’s also been charged with two misdemeanors: reckless conduct and discharging a firearm on or near a public highway.

Thugger and Wayne have been going at it over the past few weeks, primarily regarding the title of Thug’s most recent project. Originally titled Carter 6, Thug was forced to change the name to Barter 6 because he was reportedly threatened with a lawsuit, most likely from Weezy F Baby himself. The shooting then came just two weeks afterwards.

To view a picture of Winfrey and Young Thug together, click here.

Read more here.

RELATED:

Man Reportedly Shot Lil Wayne’s Tour Bus for Gang Status, Arrest Warrant Issued

Lil Wayne Reportedly Had Beef in the Club Before Tour Bus Shooting

Young Thug’s ‘Tha Carter V’ Is Still Very Much Happening

TMZ Reports Lil Wayne’s Tour Bus Was Shot At In Atlanta

Lil Scrappy on “Barter 6″: “[Young Thug] Is So Disrespectful, But I Believe He’s A Fan”

The Game & Young Thug Threaten Each Other Over Lil Wayne [VIDEO]

The Saga Continues: Young Thug Calls Out Lil Wayne For Not Fighting His Own Battles

Lil Wayne Disses Rich Gang! [VIDEO]

Lil Wayne Fight [PHOTOS]
DIRECTV'S Seventh Annual Celebrity Beach Bowl - Game
14 photos

More From HotSpotATL