Hotel fires person who recorded Jay Z attack video

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NEW YORK (AP) - A hotel where someone recorded security video appearing to showBeyonce's sister, Solange Knowles, attacking Jay Zinside an elevator said Wednesday it had identified and fired the person.

The Standard Hotel said the person had been terminated for "breaching the security polices of the hotel and recording the confidential CCTV video."

Celebrity website TMZ posted the 3-minute video on Monday and said it was shot last week inside a Standard Hotel elevator.

The video appears to show Solange attacking Jay Z in Beyonce's presence. A security guard intervenes. The footage shows the performers in the outfits they wore to the Met Gala last week. There is no audio.

The hotel said after the video was first aired that it was "shocked and disappointed" by the security breach. It said Wednesday that it will turn over "all available information to criminal authorities."

Representatives for Jay Z, Beyonce and Solange haven't commented on the video and didn't reply to emails sent Wednesday seeking comment.

Jay Z and Beyonce, who were married in 2008, will kick off their co-headlining "On the Run Tour" on June 25 in Miami.

Solange recently performed at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, where Beyonce joined her onstage.

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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 04: Jay Z (L) and Beyonce attend the 'China: Through The Looking Glass' Costume Institute Benefit Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 4, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 02: Beyonce Knowles and Jay Z attend the welterweight unification championship bout on May 2, 2015 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Beyoncé and Jay Z attend the 64th NBA All-Star Game at Madison Square Garden in New York February 15, 2015. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 24: Blue Ivy Carter, Jay-Z and Beyonce onstage during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on August 24, 2014 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 12: Jay-Z, Beyonce and their security guard attend the Miami Heat vs Brooklyn Nets game at Barclays Center on May 12, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 12: Jay-Z and Beyonce attend the Miami Heat vs Brooklyn Nets game at Barclays Center on May 12, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 10: (NEW YORK DAILIES OUT) Recording artists Jay-Z and Beyonce attend Game Three of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs between the Brooklyn Nets and the Miami Heat at Barclays Center on May 10, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The Nets defeated the Heat 104-90 and trail the best of seven series two games to one. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 10: Jake Gyllenhaal, Jay-Z and Beyonce Knowles attend the Miami Heat vs Brooklyn Nets playoff game at Barclays Center on May 10, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
CHICAGO, IL - JULY 24: Jay-Z (L) and Beyonce perform onstage during the 'On The Run Tour: Beyonce And Jay-Z' at Soldier Field on July 24, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Larry Busacca/PW/WireImage for Parkwood Entertainment)
CHICAGO, IL - JULY 24: Beyonce (L) and Jay-Z perform onstage during the 'On The Run Tour: Beyonce And Jay-Z' at Soldier Field on July 24, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Larry Busacca/PW/WireImage for Parkwood Entertainment)
CHICAGO, IL - JULY 24: Beyonce (L) and Jay-Z perform onstage during the 'On The Run Tour: Beyonce And Jay-Z' at Soldier Field on July 24, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Larry Busacca/PW/WireImage for Parkwood Entertainment)
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