Kanye West Named Suspect in Criminal Battery Investigation

Kanye West has been named a suspect for allegedly punching a fan, according to reports.

LAPD spokesperson Redina Puentes told Variety that the incident took place Thursday morning at around 3 a.m. at South Santa Fe Avenue and Bay Street in downtown Los Angeles, which is located outside of Soho Warehouse, a members-only club. West was not arrested. 

TMZ was among the first to break the news, reporting that West, who has legally changed his name to Ye, allegedly pushed then punched a fan. The outlet noted that the case is being investigated as a misdemeanor battery, which carries a maximum jail sentence of six months. 

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