The Game Faces 5 Years in Prison

posted June 04, 2007 07:56:00 PM CDT | 132 comments

Westcoast rapper, The Game, was hit with three felony charges on Monday (June 4) by the Los Angeles County District Attorney; stemming from an incident during a February 24th basketball game.

According to TMZ.com The Game, real name Jayceon Taylor allegedly got into an altercation with a player during a basketball game at the Rita Walters Educational learning Complex in south Los Angeles. Following the incident Taylor allegedly punched the victim and pulled a firearm from his red Escalade in a threatening manner, police said.

The arraignment on the felony counts of possession of a firearm in a school zone, making criminal threats and exhibiting a firearm in the presence of an officer, is scheduled for Tuesday (June 5). If convicted the rapper faces up to five years in prison.

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