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Kanye West Under Investigation For Battery In Downtown LA

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Musician Kanye West, who performs under the name Ye, is under investigation for a possible battery incident which occurred in downtown Los Angeles early Thursday morning.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 10: Kanye West is seen on January 10, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by JOCE/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)

According to Los Angeles police, the incident occurred at 3 a.m. at the intersection of Santa Fe and Bay streets.

The exact circumstances of the incident were unclear. However, according to TMZ, West purportedly got into an argument outside the members-only club SoHo Warehouse, and is accused of punching a male fan who asked for an autograph.

West is named as a suspect in a misdemeanor battery report, police said.

No arrests have been made, police said. There was no word of any serious injuries.

On Wednesday, the 44-year-old West was named as one of the headliners of the upcoming Coachella festival in April.

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