Could Kanye West's Paparazzi Fight Lead to Criminal Charges?

Police are investigating a confrontation between the rapper and a photographer at LAX.
2:09 | 07/22/13

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Now to kanye west caught in an on-camera confrontation with a photographer at l.A.X. This one got physical fast. The big question, will it lead to a criminal charge? Abc's linsey davis has the details. Reporter: Despite the paparazzo's plea. Come on, kanye, be cool. Reporter: Kanye lost his cool at the los angeles airport after a photographer who reportedly refers to himself as dano continued to hound him. No, come on, kanye. I don't want to fight with you. What you are trying to do and I have to pay you like $250,000. Reporter: Moments later he lungs at the photographer who records the entire incident. No, no. Reporter: Photos capture this. Him trying to wrestle the camera out of the paparazzo's hands and here he appears to put the paparazzo in a headlock. Now watch again from the perspective of another photographer. Perhaps an instance of life imitating art. In kanye's song "new slave" that debuted at number one he sings -- ♪ so go and grab the reporters so I can smash their recorders ♪ Reporter: And the 36-year-old made this request -- ♪ next time I'm in church please no photos." Reporter: He was not with girlfriend kim kardashian or brand-new daughter north. WEST and LaMar odom had his own run-in this month on the streets of los angeles. Watch as he throws the camera gear out of the photog's car and then later tries to clean things up. Kanye was long gone by the time paramedics and police rushed to the keen to aid this reportedly injured paparazzo. Abc news reached out to kanye west for comment but did not hear back. The photographer was taken to the hospital after the attack. His condition is unknown. This is reportedly the same photographer who britney spears sparred with a few years ago during her breakdown and banged up his car with her umbrella. As far as kanye, according to the "l.A. Times" he could face felony attempted robbery charges. Felony. That's right. All right, linsey. Imagine that one. Time for the weather.

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