ABC news reported that a D.C. police spokeswoman said Brown got into an argument with a man outside the W Hotel at 15th and Pennsylvania Avenue at 4:30 a.m.
Officials believe Brown was not under the influence of anything at the time of the incident; however, Brown reportedly began punching the man after the situation got out of hand.
Brown was jailed and is currently in custody along with his bodyguard and will be held until court on Monday, Oct. 28. He has to see a judge before he can be released.
The man who Brown reportedly punched is being evaluated at a D.C. hospital.
Brown was in D.C. to host a Howard University Homecoming after party.
UPDATE on this story.