In newly surfaced court documents, Winfrey is on the record saying that [Birdman's] financial dispute with [Lil Wayne] is what ultimately led to the shooting." According to Winfrey's indictment delivered in July, he made a call to a phone owned by Birdman prior to the shooting. Birdman vehemently denied any involvement.
Birdman and Wayne are currently in the midst of a $51 million legal battle. We will keep you updated with further developments as Birdman prepares his rebuttal to Winfrey's new allegations.