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Mike Epps accused of punching man several times at New Orleans casino

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Posted at 11:46 AM, Feb 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-23 11:46:19-05

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Mike Epps, actor, comedian and Indianapolis native was accused of punching a man several times in New Orleans last Saturday during an incident at a casino in the area.

According to police reports, the unidentified male victim said he was walking to cash in chips at Harrah's Casino when he saw Epps, 46, walking toward him and said, “Hey, you are Mike Epps.” The victim said Epps then punched him three times, the report stated.

Following the incident, another man ran over to the victim and punched him multiple times as well, the report said. The victim was transported to a hospital for treatment.

Police said the incident left the victim with a small cut near one of his eyes.