Washington wide receiver Cody Latimer was arrested early Saturday after allegedly discharging a firearm in an apartment in Colorado.
Police were called to Latimer’s apartment complex after a report of shots fired, according to dcsheriff.net. Officers were able to get into the apartment, where they found three people. One person had minor injuries which were not related to a gunshot.
Latimer was arrested for his role in the incident and was booked on multiple charges, including assault in the second degree, menacing, illegal discharge of a firearm, prohibited use of a weapon and reckless endangerment. He’s being held on $25,000 bond.
Latimer’s attorney, Harvey Steinberg, asked people to withhold judgment until they know the facts, saying there’s a provocative backstory involved.
Cody Latimer attorney, Harvey Steinberg, on his client’s arrest: “There’s an entire back story to this situation that constitutes one of the most highly provocative situations you can imagine. Please withhold judgment until all the facts of what took place that night are known.”
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 16, 2020
Latimer, 27, was also arrested in 2016 due to an unpaid traffic ticket.
A former second-round pick, Latimer spent his first four seasons in the NFL with the Denver Broncos. He played his last two seasons with the New York Giants before signing with Washington in March.
In six seasons, Latimer has caught 70 passes for 935 yards and 6 touchdowns.
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