Suspects in Lady Gaga dognapping case arraigned

The alleged gang members accused of shooting Lady Gaga’s dog walker and kidnapping her French bulldogs, were arraigned in Los Angeles Thursday.

James Jackson, 18, Jaylin White, 19, and Lafayette Whaley, 27, face attempted murder and robbery charges for the Feb. 24 dogs-for-cash scheme, according to prosecutors.

Jennifer McBride, 50, and Harold White are charged as accessories to the crime, officials said.

Jackson allegedly shot dog walker Ryan Fischer before he and his cohorts fled with uninjured dogs Koji and Gustav.

McBride allegedly claimed she found the dogs to collect a $500,000 reward from the pop star.

At the arraignment, Jackson’s bail was set at $3,030,000, Jaylin White’s bail was set at $1,050,000 and the judge ordered Whaley held on $1,100,000 bail, Variety reports.

McBride’s bail was set at $10,000 on the condition she wear an ankle monitor. Harold White’s bail was set at $35,000, the outlet reported.

All of the suspects, except for McBride, have gang connections, according to the report.

The suspects were not aware Lady Gaga owned the dogs, and stole them for their high value, officials said.

“This was a brazen street crime that left a man seriously wounded,” said District Attorney George Gascón in a statement. “We have alleged very serious charges in this case and have faith that justice will be appropriately served as this case unfolds in court.”

A preliminary hearing was reportedly set for May 11.

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