Former NBA star Shawn Kemp arrested in Washington Mall shooting
Shawn Kemp, a six-time NBA All-Star and former basketball star who played for the Seattle SuperSonics in the 1990s, was arrested after he opened fire outside a shopping mall in Tacoma, Washington.
The incident occurred around 1:58 p.m. Wednesday when people were asked to report a shooting in a Tacoma Mall parking lot. No injuries have been reported.
“Responding officers determined that an altercation had occurred in the vehicle between the two parties,” police said in a statement. The vehicle fled the scene.”
Officers quickly identified a suspect, later identified as Kemp, who was taken into custody without incident. Police said a firearm was found at the scene.
Kemp was incarcerated in Pierce County Jail on one count of drive-by shooting, which is a felony.
Kemp, 53, known by his nickname Reign Man, played for the Seattle SuperSonics from 1989-1997. He’s also a well-known businessman in Seattle, where he owns two cannabis stores, one of which he opened just a month ago.
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