Chris Brown was arrested this morning for felony assault after attacking a man outside a Washington DC hotel ...
Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... Brown got into an argument with a man outside the W Hotel at 15th and K and allegedly began punching him. The incident occurred at about 4:30 AM.
Our law enforcement sources say Brown did not appear to be under the influence of anything at the time of the incident.
Brown is currently in custody. As for the other person, we're told he's being evaluated at a D.C. hospital. Sources say he's claiming injury.
Brown is still on probation in the Rihanna beating case and this could be grounds for violating his probation -- which means he could be sentenced to prison for nearly 4 years ... worst case scenario for him.Update:
The victim tells TMZ he and a friend saw Chris Brown outside the W hotel taking a picture with two female fans and when they tried to jump in the picture Chris told them "I'm not into this gay s**t, I'm into boxing," and punched one of them in face breaking his nose.
The victim has hired an attorney and says he is absolutely filing charges.