Sean 'Diddy' Combs Claims Self Defense After Arrest for Alleged Assault with a Deadly Weapon

No one was injured and police are currently investigating

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Sean "Diddy" Combs is out on bail after being arrested on Monday at a UCLA athletic facility.

The star was held for investigation of three counts of assault with a deadly weapon, one count of making terrorist threats and one count of battery.

The weapon used was a kettle bell, according to a UCLA press release obtained by PEOPLE.

“No one was seriously injured and UCPD is investigating,” stated the release. “Combs is expected to be transported to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Inmate Reception Center later this evening.”

Combs’ son Justin Combs is a defensive back for UCLA’s football team.

“I’m thankful that our staff showed the level of professionalism that they did in handling this situation,” said football coach Jim Mora in a statement. “This is an unfortunate incident for all parties involved. While UCPD continues to review this matter, we will let the legal process run its course and refrain from further comment at this time.”

According to a statement released by a rep for Combs Enterprises, the mogul was defending himself and Justin at the time of the attack.

“The various accounts of the event and charges that are being reported are wholly inaccurate,” Nathalie Moar told The Associated Press. “What we can say now is that any actions taken by Mr. Combs were solely defensive in nature to protect himself and his son.”

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Combs was released from jail late Monday after posting $50,000 bail, according to the Associated Press.

A representative for Combs could not immediately be reached for comment.

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