3:09 PM PT -- G-Eazy was arrested Monday evening and is facing an assault charge ... according to our law enforcement sources.
We're told the rapper's accused of striking the alleged victim in the face, causing pain and redness. He was released after receiving a desk appearance ticket to appear in court at a later date.
G-Eazy's in the crosshairs of police in NYC, after his crew allegedly got violent with another group of guys ... with punches and bottles thrown.
Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... the rapper's been named as a suspect in an NYPD assault report, for an incident that went down around 1 AM Friday at the Boom Boom Room in the Standard Hotel.
We're told G-Eazy's party got into an altercation with a few other guys, and one of them claims a member of G's entourage hit him in the head with a glass bottle.
Our sources say the scuffle moved outside, where G-Eazy allegedly punched another man in the head.
We're told the dude who claims he took a bottle to the head went to the hospital to get checked out ... but the guy G-Eazy allegedly punched refused treatment.
No arrests yet, but we're told police are still investigating the incident.
Originally Published -- 12:40 AM PT