Andre Curry, 21, of Chicago, has generated intense internet backlash after he posted the photo in July.
Last week, it appeared on websites like TheDirty.com and The Smoking Gun.
In the image, the tape holds the girl's arms and legs together at the wrists and ankles, with another large piece of tape across her mouth.
The photo is slapped with the caption 'this is wut happens wen my baby hits me back'.
Je’Vanna Cobbins, a friend of Curry's, told The Smoking Gun that he was just “playing around,' and would 'never do anything to harm anyone.' Read More