Video: Fan says Baton Rouge rapper Kevin Gates kicked her in chest at Florida concert; now he faces charges _lowres

Kevin Gates

A Baton Rouge rapper seen kicking a female fan during a Lakeland, Fla., concert on a video that’s gone viral is now facing a criminal charge for his actions, according to Florida TV station WFLA.

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Lakeland police said Tuesday they are charging rapper Kevin Gates with simple battery, WFLA reported. Miranda Dixon,18, was struck in the mid-section by Gates Friday night after she reached out and touched his shorts. She spoke out about the incident in an interview with WFTS-TV in Tampa Bay.

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