Travis Scott Wanted by NYPD Following Alleged Nightclub Brawl
Previously, the ‘Astroworld’ rapper, who’s caught snapping at a DJ and punching a sound engineer in the face at Club Nebula, insisted that the incident was just a misunderstanding.
AceShowbiz –Travis Scott (II) has become a wanted man. The New York City Police Department is currently searching for the “SICKO MODE” hitmaker to question him about an alleged altercation in a nightclub.
According to WABC in New York, police responded to the scene at about 3:25 A.M. for an assault and criminal mischief. NBC News reports that the 31-year-old rapper was patronizing the nightclub when, per an NYPD statement, he allegedly became involved in a “verbal dispute” with a sound engineer.
According to the statement obtained by the outlet, the rapper was also accused of escalating the exchange of words “into a physical altercation” and that he allegedly “punched the victim with a closed fist on the left side of the face.” The “Goosebumps” emcee was also accused of destroying roughly $12,000 worth of equipment in the club, including a speaker and a video screen, during his alleged rampage.
Responding to the assault claims, Travis’ lawyer Mitchell Schuster told TMZ that “this is clearly a misunderstanding being blown out of proportion.” Mitchell added, “we are actively working with the venue and law enforcement to resolve and set the record straight. We are confident our client will be cleared of any wrongdoing.”
Club Nebula’s managing partner Richie Romero also told TMZ, “This is blown completely out of proportion.” Richie even dubbed the night “was a great.”
Travis is set to headline the Rolling Loud L.A. lineup this Saturday, March 4 at the Hollywood Park Grounds in Inglewood, California. Later this summer, he’ll also serve as a headliner for London’s Wireless Festival 2023 along with Playboi Carti and D-Block Europe.
Meanwhile, the father of two, who shares kids Stormi and Aire with Kylie Jenner, is still embroiled in the massive legal ramifications of the deadly crowd-crush incident at his 2021 Astroworld Festival, which left 10 concertgoers dead, 25 hospitalized and hundreds of others injured.
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