Chris Brown Pleads Guilty To Assault In D.C. Court
Published By: Tariq ZidanSeptember 2, 2014
Singer Chris Brown appeared in a Washington D.C. court on Tuesday September 2, 2014. Brown had a hearing regarding an incident which the singer allegedly punched a photographer–Parker Adams.
Chris Brown Punches Man
The incident occurred on October 27, 2013. The incident happened at Howard University during the college’s homecoming. Brown allegedly hit the photographer near his tour bus.
Chris Brown’s attorneys pled the R&B singer should receive time served and not a jail sentence. Brown only served 2 days for the assault charge. However this incident caused Chris Brown to violate his probation regarding the 2009 incident when he assaulted his then girlfriend Rihanna.
The hearing comes weeks after the VMA party shooting where Brown was performing and shots were fired. Brown was not shot, However Suge Knight was shot and put into ICU.
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He served 108 days for the probation violation. Brown’s bodyguard Christopher Hollosy was found guilty for his involvement in the incident earlier this year. Hollosy was convicted in April of 2014. Brown was initially set to go to trial earlier this year, but has pushed his hearing back.
Chris Brown is also facing civil ramifications as a result of assaulting the assault incident. Parker Adams is suing for $1.5 million. Adams’ lawsuit was filed as a result of the injuries caused as a direct result from the assault. The injuries include facial injuries and a broken nose from Chris Brown punching Parker Adams.