Rapper Plies, has been sued by five men from Gainesville, along with his record label, Sli-N-Slide
Records, Inc. and the night club where Plies was performing, 238 West on West University Avenue.
The attorney handling the suit, is Christopher Chestnut who has offices in Gainesville, Jacksonville
and other Florida cities. Mr. Chestnut is handling the suit on behalf of Billy Dee Williams, Michael L. Daymon, Edwin D. Faircloth, Steve Jean-Jacquesss and Dorian S. Johnson, who were shot during the concert in 2006.
According to reports, Plies was performing when his microphone was cut off at the club. He
became angry and a fistfight started. His bodyguards, Troy D. Carnegie and Ronnell L. Lavatte, as well as his security guard, all pulled out guns and began firing. The victims were all shot in different parts of their body.