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Toots Sues 19 Year Old For Millions

Posted: June 14, 2013
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Veteran reggae singer Toots is suing the man accused of throwing a bottle at him during a concert in Virginia.

Toots of the legendary reggae band Toots and the Maytals has filed a lawsuit in Richmond Circuit Court against 19-year-old William C. Lewis, who is charged with felony malicious wounding.

Toots is reportedly seeking $1 million in compensatory damages and $20 million in punitive damages.

The malicious wounding charge is expected to go before a grand jury July 1.

As a result of the incident, Toots received 5 stitches to the head and was forced to stop his Acoustic Tour of the United States canceling dates in Maryland, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.


 

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