One of the attackers was sentenced on Wednesday August 3 to four years in prison for the attempted theft of Lady Gaga’s dogs and the assault on the star’s canine walker. Another suspect, who was on the run, was arrested the same day.
That was over a year ago. In February 2021 in Los Angeles, two armed men got out of a car and violently attacked Ryan Fischer, who is singer Lady Gaga’s dog walker. Wounded by bullets, he could not prevent his two attackers from stealing the French bulldogs from the star. One of the three canines, Miss Asia, manages to escape and hide before rejoining her walker, but the other two, Koji and Gustav, are taken away by the kidnappers. The video from the surveillance cameras had gone around the world.
One of the attackers fled
The star’s two dogs were found tied to a post after Lady Gaga announced a $500,000 reward to get them back. The woman who had found them was, in fact, an accomplice to the trap.
The alleged shooter, 19-year-old James Howard Jackson, was arrested for the first time, but was released to police due to an administrative error on April 6. Actively wanted, he was arrested on Wednesday August 3, the same day of the trial of his alleged accomplice.
4 years in prison
Jaylin Keyshawn White, alleged perpetrator of the theft of the dogs, pleaded guilty and admitted to having participated in the assault of the walker employed by the singer. He received a four-year prison sentence for his acts committed in Los Angeles more than a year ago.