Rapper Gucci Mane turned himself in to the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday night, after he learned there was a warrant out for his arrest.
Gucci, whose real name is Radric Davis, 33, is accused of hitting a soldier over the head with a champagne bottle during a scuffle at Atlanta’s Harlem Nightclub on March 16.
Davis was charged with aggravated assault and ordered held without bond by a Fulton County magistrate Wednesday morning. his next court date is April 10.
The portly rapper entered the courtroom wearing a grey prison-issued jumpsuit and handcuffs. He said nothing as he stood before the judge.
The victim told Channel 2 Action News that Davis hit him in the head with a bottle after he asked the star for a photo.
“I’m in the military. I wanted to get a picture with Gucci Mane, is it okay?” he said he asked a security guard.
“I was speaking to the security guard, and Gucci Mane hit me in the head with a bottle,” the solder told Channel 2. He said his head wound required 10 stitches to close.
Gucci Mane’s upcoming nightclub appearances have been cancelled. The rapper has a long history of criminal offenses including a 2005 shooting that left a 27-year-old man dead. Murder charges against the rapper were dropped in that case.
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