Soldier Claims Rapper Gucci Mane Assaulted Him When He Asked for a Picture

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Rapper Gucci Mane is accused of smashing a champagne bottle over a soldier's head after he asked for a picture in a night club.

Atlanta police have issued an arrest warrant for the "Lemonade" rapper, real name Radric Davis, 33, following the incident at the club Harlem Nights on March 16.

The soldier told police he was inside the VIP area when he tried to make conversation with the rapper, who then struck him in the head "with a champagne bottle, causing a severe laceration to the top of his head," according to a copy of the incident report obtained by

The soldier, who was identified by his first name, James, told ABC News' Atlanta affiliate WSB-TV he was in Atlanta to celebrate his birthday with friends. He said it was his first trip to the city since he had returned home from a deployment to Afghanistan last October.

Police said Gucci Mane left before they arrived and was possibly traveling in a white Chevy Tahoe.

James was treated at Grady Hospital for a cut to his head, police said.

A representative for Gucci Mane did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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