Kooda B, an associate of Tekashi 6ix9ine, has been granted temporary release from prison due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Kooda B reportedly has a pre-existing condition, asthma, which places him at high risk.
According to documents obtained by Complex, Kooda’s attorney Lisa Scolari asked the judge for her client to be released on the same $300,000 bond he was originally released on last year.
Scolari explained that Kooda has been identified as “high risk,” and that when he entered the prison, he was given an albuterol inhaler “to address incidents of shortness of breath,” she wrote in the docs. “He has needed to use the inhaler at least once in the last month.”
She also wrote, “They are overcrowded, making it impossible to enforce the social distancing necessary to prevent the spread of the virus. Inmates live in close quarters, share facilities such as sinks and showers. The MCC also has shortages of soap and disinfectants.”
Tekashi had tried to be released from prison, citing the virus as the reason, but it seems that his attorneys did not make any pre-existing conditions clear when he entered the facility.
Kooda B pleaded guilty to assault with a dangerous weapon in aid of racketeering last summer stemming from his involvement in the 2018 shooting of Chief Keef in Times Square.