Here's Alec's side of the story, per his Twitter account:
And The Post's side:
The Post suggest that a reporter named Tara Palmeri approached Baldwin somewhere outside of his East Village home for comment about a lawsuit against his wife. Then it got crazy:
The "30 Rock'' star grabbed the reporter, Tara Palmeri, by her arm and told her, "I want you to choke to death," Palmeri told police, for whom she played an audiotape of the conversation.
He then called G.N. Miller — a decorated retired detective with the NYPD's Organized Crime Control Bureau and a staff photographer for The Post — a "coon, a drug dealer,'' Miller's police statement said.
Then, cops were called and Alec asked Miller to provide proof that he's retired NYPD:
Baldwin called the ID a "fake'' and added Miller was a "crackhead" and a "drug dealer" who "just got out of jail," Miller said.
Baldwin also made "disparaging remarks'' about Miller's mother, the photographer said.
As oblivious pedestrians walked by, Baldwin told him to "suck my d--k," Miller said.
Baldwin also walked up to random people — including a dad pushing his child in a stroller — and told them Miller was an ex-con and drug dealer, Miller said.