Rapper Gucci Mane was denied bond Wednesday at his first court appearance after his arrest for allegedly assaulting a soldier earlier this month at an Atlanta nightclub. His next court date is April 10.
The musician, whose real name is Radric Davis, was booked into the Fulton County Jail Tuesday, charged with aggravated assault with a weapon, according to online jail records.
Fulton County sheriff’s spokeswoman Tracy Flanagan said Davis turned himself in at the jail about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, and went before a magistrate judge late Wednesday morning.
Channel 2 Action News reported last week that Atlanta police had issued a warrant for the rapper following the March 16 incident at the Harlem Nights club on Courtland Street.
The alleged victim told Channel 2 that Davis hit him in the head with a champagne bottle after he asked to take a photo with the rapper.
“I’m in the military. I wanted to get a picture with Gucci Mane, is it okay?” the soldier 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.
The soldier told the station that he went to Grady Memorial Hospital by ambulance, and his injury required 10 stitches.
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