Rapper Ye was investigated in Downtown LA Confrontation – NBC Los Angeles

Rapper Ye is being investigated in connection with a suspected battery Thursday in downtown Los Angeles.

The rapper formerly known as Kanye West is the subject of a battery report listing him as a “named suspect” in the incident that occurred around 3 a.m. on Santa Fe Avenue and Bay Street, according to the LAPD. The LAPD confirmed to NBC News that Ye is being investigated for misdemeanor battery.

Police responded to a call about a physical altercation with an individual who was not immediately identified. The confrontation occurred when the individual began videotaping the rapper, police officials told NBC News.

No arrests were reported. No other details were released, police said.

It was not immediately clear if anyone had been injured.

Representatives for West did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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