Sources say that the man was intoxicated and was provoking Tyson.
Mike Tyson was caught on video punching a passenger on Wednesday.
He was flying from San Francisco to Florida on a JetBlue flight when the incident occurred. Tyson was in a completely good mood after attending 4/20 festivities in San Francisco. He arrived on board and was taking pictures with the passengers, reports Comic Sands.
The incident occurred around 10:00 PM when a passenger sitting behind Tyson was not leaving him alone. A witness on the flight told TMZ that Tyson lost his cool with the guy who kept on whispering in his ear and he asked him to chill. However, the guy did not stop and Tyson started throwing several punches at him. The video shows Tyson repeatedly hitting the man on his head and he started bleeding. Tyson walked out of the plane just minutes after this outburst.
you know how annoying yo ass gotta be to annoy mike tyson these days? 😭 https://t.co/Gqr33DjE14— Cory Lastname (@smonkerino) April 21, 2022
The injured man received immediate medical attention and went to the police to complain about the incident. The San Francisco Police Department said that they immedietely responded to the scene and even detained two people who they believe were involved in the incident. The police released a statement on the incident that read, "On Wednesday April 20, 2022, at approximately 10:06 p.m., San Francisco Police officers assigned to the SFPD Airport Bureau were dispatched to a physical altercation onboard an airplane located at the Domestic Terminal of the San Francisco International Airport."
They added, "One subject was treated at the scene for non-life-threatening injuries. That subject provided minimal details of the incident and refused to cooperate further with the police investigation." The police hav forwarded the obtained video to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. for further investigation.
Mike Tyson handled an unruly passenger on a plane the way every unruly passenger should be handled on a plane.— Jim Norton (@JimNorton) April 21, 2022
Sources close to Tyson told TMZ that the guy was intoxicated and was continuously provoking the boxer. However, social media users are stunned to witness such aggressive behavior from Tyson. However, most of the people are standing in support of Tyson. A person commented on Twitter, "Mike Tyson handled an unruly passenger on a plane the way every unruly passenger should be handled on a plane."
Another person said, "You know how annoying yo ass gotta be to annoy mike tyson these days?" Further details about if the idenity of the injured guy and whether he is pressing charged against Tyson haven't been released yet.
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