Yoooooo Gotti has just lost one of his key men. Howard “Keon” Wright, who works as Yo Gotti’s road manager and label vice president, has pleaded guilty to charges connected to a Charlotte, North Carolina shooting in 2016.
Wright, the vice president of Collective Music Group, will now serve 10 to 14 years in prison, according to Bossip. He took a plea deal rather than go to trial with two other man implicated in the shooting of Young Dolph’s Sprinter van. Yo Gotti and Dolph had been a embroiled in a beef that culminated at this nearly tragic moment. Wright admitting to shooting up the van that also struck the lobby of a nearby Hyatt hotel lobby.
As of the time of this writing, Wright remains in county jail. He plead guilty to discharging a firearm into occupied property, discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle in operation, conspiracy to discharge a firearm into an occupied dwelling, eight counts of discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling and misdemeanor carrying a concealed gun.
Kevin Thompson plead guilty to gun charges and Derek Bolton has already been found found not guilty after going to trial.
Yo Gotti has never been implicated and both men attended the BET Hip-Hop Awards in Miami without incident.