No charges will be filed against Kanye West for alleged criminal battery near DTLA nightclub

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022
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The rapper Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, will not face charges following allegations that he punched a person outside a nightclub in downtown Los Angeles.

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- The rapper Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, will not face charges following allegations that he punched a person outside a nightclub in downtown Los Angeles.

The alleged incident took place on Jan. 13 following a heated exchange outside the SoHo Warehouse near South Santa Fe Avenue and Bay Street.

After the man filed the police report, the Los Angeles Police Department launched a misdemeanor battery investigation.

On Tuesday, the Los Angeles City Attorney's office said "after a thorough and careful review of all the evidence, our office is declining to file based on no reasonable likelihood of conviction."