Bow Wow Busted After Fight

Rapper charged with battery after altercation with woman; lawyer says she was 'out of control'
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 3, 2019 7:36 AM CST
Bow Wow Busted After Fight
Shad Moss aka Bow Wow. Atlanta police say that the rapper was arrested early Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, following a fight with a woman.   (Fulton County Sheriff’s Office via AP)

(Newser) – One Shad Moss was arrested early Saturday on misdemeanor battery charges in Atlanta, reports CNN. Better known as rapper Bow Wow, the charges stem from a fight with a woman, Leslie Holden, who was also charged with battery after "officers were unable to determine the primary aggressor of the altercation," per a police statement. Both suffered minor injuries in the fight. WSB-TV reports that Moss' lawyer is claiming wrongful arrest, noting in a statement that it's his first and he was "beaten by an out of control intoxicated female" and that "two independent witnesses both corroborated his version of events." He said Holden "beat him with a lamp, bit him on his side, and spit on him while Bow Wow continually made efforts to avoid her." Moss posted bail and was released Saturday. (Read more Bow Wow stories.)

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