(ATLANTA) — Rapper Gucci Mane is accused of smashing a champagne bottle over a soldier’s head after he asked for a picture in a night club.
Atlanta police have issued an arrest warrant for the Lemonade rapper, real name Radric Davis, 33, following the incident at the club Harlem Nights on March 16.
The soldier, who was identified only as James, told police he was inside the VIP area when he tried to make conversation with the rapper, who then struck him in the head “with a champagne bottle, causing a severe laceration to the top of his head,” according to a copy of the incident report obtained by ABCNews.com.
The soldier spoke to ABC News’ Atlanta affiliate WSB-TV, and said he was in town to celebrate his birthday with friends. It was his first trip to the city since returning home from a deployment to Afghanistan last October.
James was treated at Grady Hospital for a cut to his head.
Police said Gucci Mane fled the night club before they arrived, possibly traveling in a white Chevy Tahoe.
A representative for Gucci Mane did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
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