Pooh Shiesty shared a message to his fans after he was sentenced to 5 years in prison.
Shiesty was sentenced to 5 years and three months for his role in an October 2020 shooting outside of a Florida hotel.
“THE BIGGEST .. I JUST WANNA THANK ALL MY LOVE ONES, SUPPORTERS, AND FANS FOR HOLDING ME DOWN DURING THESE HARD TIMES,” he wrote. “I WISH I COULD BE COMINGG HOME TO YALL TODAY BUT THIS COULDVE BEEN WAYYYY WORSE, I WILL BE BACK SOONER THAN YALL THINK! BUT MEANTIME NEW MUSIC DROPPING NEXT WEEK, BLRRRD !!! ”
Bradford Cohen, Shiesty’s attorney, said he was pleased with the sentence.
“The federal sentencing guidelines placed him at a high end of 107 months, the government agreed not to seek more than 97 months. [and] we argued that the guidelines were not appropriately applied and requested 63 months, ”he told PEOPLE. “The judge agreed after a 2-hour hearing in the matter.”
“We are pleased that he took all the evidence and argument into consideration and look forward to Lontrell having a successful career in the future.”
Pooh Shiesty is 22 years old.