Justin Bieber is a suspect in a criminal battery case. TMZ reports that according to law enforcement sources, Bieber and Selena Gomez were in Calabasas, California just after noon on Sunday at a local mall. When a paparazzo tried to take Justin’s picture, “some sort of physical altercation” went down between Biber and the photographer.
The photographer called 911 and when police arrived, Bieber and Gomez had left. The photographer said he had pain in his upper torso so he was taken to a hospital where examined and released. He filed a police report naming Bieber as the attacker.
Police are investigating the incident as a misdemeanor battery and want to speak with Bieber, Gomez and any witnesses. No comment from Bieber’s rep so far.