Cuba Gooding Jr. faces summons in bar turmoil

Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. has met with New Orleans police and was issued a court summons after a Bourbon Street bartender says he pushed her.

On Tuesday, police issued an arrest warrant for the actor. Police say the unidentified bartender told them Gooding became upset after patrons started asking him to pose for photos with them at about 3 a.m. that morning.

New Orleans police spokeswoman Remi Braden says the arrest warrant was lifted after the summons was issued.

On Wednesday, Gooding's publicist told The Associated Press that the actor met with police and was "moving swiftly to resolve this misunderstanding." Calls to Gooding's attorney were not immediately returned.

The actor is in New Orleans filming a movie.

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