R&B singer JENNIFER LOPEZ has been subpoenaed to testify in a lawsuit filed against hip-hop mogul SEAN âDIDDYâ COMBS over his involvement in a 1999 New York club shooting. Lopez, who was dating Combs at the time of the incident, was present at the now-defunct Club New York when shots were fired in the venue, injuring two people. Combs’ rap protege Shyne, real name Jamal Barrow, is currently serving a 10-year bid after he was found guilty of assault, reckless endangerment and gun possession in the trial following the shooting. However, both Combs and Shyne are currently fighting a $130 million civil suit filed by victim Natania Reuben, who was shot in the face during the incident. Combs completed his deposition in the case in March (08), but now Lopez must reveal all she knows at an upcoming deposition after being served by Reuben’s lawyers last week, according to the New York Post. Lopez, who split from Combs shortly after the incident, was not called as a witness in the 2001 criminal trial. A judge will soon be required to decide whether Shyne acted alone or as part of Combs’ Bad Boy Entertainment – before the case goes to trial. If both Combs and Shyne are required to stand trial, it will be up to a jury to decide who should take responsibility for the shooting. Shyne, who did not testify during the criminal trial, may be required to take the stand and testify about the incident. He is currently incarcerated at the Clinton Correctional Facility in New York State, and could be released as early as next year (09).
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