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Justin Bieber Kicked Out of Laser Tag Center for Allegedly Fighting a 12-Year-Old
Bieber fever caused temperatures -- and tempers -- to rise Oct. 15, when the 16-year-old pop star was kicked out of a British Columbia laser tag center for allegedly punching a 12-year-old boy.
According to Canadian celebrity blogger Zack Taylor, Justin Bieber and another child got into an argument at Planet Lazer, which resulted in Bieber allegedly "pushing" the boy.
However, according to a staff member at the laser tag center, events happened differently.
"The 12-year-old kid was surrounding Justin in the corner with his other little friends and shooting him during the game with their laser guns," the staffer tells the website. "Justin did what any other person would do during a laser tag game, and was just trying to get away from getting shot at and accidentally hit the kid while running away."
Rumors also are circulating that Bieber was the victim of homophobic taunts, NBC's "Today" reports.
Though in a statement made to ZackTaylor.ca, by a friend of the father of the boy who was allegedly pushed, this isn't true.
"The kid never made any homophobic slurs towards Justin," the friend says on the site. "That report is totally false."
According to PopEater, the boy's father filed a complaint against the teen heartthrob, stating that his son was "assaulted and sustained minimal injuries."
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are currently investigating the situation.
"There is an active investigation," a Royal Canadian Mounted spokesman says. "We are in the process of interviewing a number of people that saw what might have happened."
Bieber has not commented on the incident.
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