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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Rapper Pooh Shiesty has been ordered to stay in a federal detention center pending his trial on charges that he took part in the shooting of two men in a drug deal gone south.

Twenty-one-year-old Lontrell Williams, the rapper’s real name, along with two other men reportedly drove to a Bay Harbor Islands hotel on October 9th, 2020, to buy marijuana and a pair of high-end sneakers from two men.

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During the transaction, Williams and one of the other men reportedly shot the sellers with semi-automatic weapons.

The trio then drove away from the scene, taking with them the sneakers and marijuana they had not paid for, according to the court documents.

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The two men who were shot survived.

Williams and the two other men have been charged with discharging a firearm during a violent crime, conspiracy and robbery under a law regulating commerce.

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Williams also faces state criminal charges, including charges related to the shooting of a security guard at the King of Diamonds strip club in May 2021, over the Memorial Day weekend. The Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office is prosecuting the state charges. Team