On Wednesday night, he was seen near the Saban Theater, which was holding a City Church service, in the Los Angeles area near where the incident took place.
The police and the paramedics were called, and according to reports, the photographer suffered several unspecified injuries to his lower body, although none are believed to be life-threatening. Paparazzi surrounded the vehicle as Bieber got in and started to drive off, hoping to get a picture, and in the melee a 57 year old photographer was struck as the singer pulled out.
Another Twitter user shared photos of the alleged incident showing a man laying on the ground gripping his leg while Bieber stands nearby with a smirk after sarcastically asking the paparazzi if they needed anything else.
If Justin Bieber had any doubt about cancelling the remaining dates of his Purpose World Tour to give himself some time to rest, those doubts were likely silenced on Wednesday. As detailed to TMZ, this is only one time the ambulance party and his interview with the police ended that the singer has left the site with a friend, in the passenger seat this time.
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It's been a tough week for Justin Bieber. The singer has unfortunately injured a paparazzi with his auto.
Bieber's goal tour began in March 2016 to promote the pop star's fourth album.
Soon after the news broke on Monday, many news outlets reported that Bieber's motivation for cancelling his concerts came from his newfound calling to rededicate himself to religion.
In a statement issued to E!the singer announced the last 14 dates would be axed "due unforeseen circumstances" but assured fans with tickets to the affected dates would recieve a full refund. "He thanks his fans for the incredible experience of the Purpose World Tour over [the] last 18 months".