LA County DA: Charges won't be filed against former Bulls star Scottie Pippen after Malibu fight

Former Chicago Bulls star Scottie Pippen

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Former Chicago Bulls star Scottie Pippen is seen during the slam dunk segment of the NBA All Star Game, Feb. 17, 2007, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Los Angeles County prosecutors are declining to bring charges against former Chicago Bulls star Scottie Pippen after a fight with an autograph seeker outside a Malibu sushi restaurant.

Prosecutors said Tuesday there is insufficient evidence against Pippen. They also note 49-year-old Camran Shafighi had a blood-alcohol level more than twice the legal limit for driving, and that could have played a part in the altercation.

The fight occurred outside Nobu restaurant in June, when Shafighi took pictures of Pippen and sought the Hall of Famer's autograph. Shafighi was taken to a hospital with a head injury.

Shafighi has since filed a $4 million lawsuit against Pippen.

Pippen won six NBA titles with Michael Jordan and the Bulls. He now serves as special adviser to the Bulls' president and chief operating officer.

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