Cody Latimer of the Redskins Faces Assault and Weapons Charges


Cody Latimer, the Washington Redskins broad receiver previously of the New York Giants, was arrested early on Saturday in Colorado on assault and weapons prices, native officers mentioned.

Sheriff’s deputies responded to a name round 12:11 a.m. of arguing and gunfire inside a unit on the Zenith Meridian Apartments, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office mentioned in a assertion.

Deputies detained three individuals; one particular person had minor accidents unrelated to the gunfire, the assertion mentioned. No different accidents have been reported.

It was not instantly clear what occurred contained in the house, which is in Douglas County, about 17 miles southeast of Denver, earlier than the authorities arrived. The sheriff’s workplace mentioned it had no further data as of Saturday afternoon.

Credit…Douglas County Sheriff’s Office

Mr. Latimer was taken into custody and transported to the Douglas County Detention Facility, the place he was booked on prices of second-degree assault, menacing, unlawful discharge of a firearm, prohibited use of a weapon and reckless endangerment.

He was launched on a $25,000 bond and is scheduled to seem in court docket on Monday, in accordance with Deputy Cocha Heyden, a public data officer for the sheriff’s workplace.

The Redskins didn’t instantly reply to a request for touch upon Saturday. However, the group advised that it was “aware” of the state of affairs and had knowledgeable the league workplace.

“We will continue to gather more information and have no further comment at this time,” the group mentioned.

It was unclear if Mr. Latimer had a lawyer.

It has been a rocky week for the N.F.L., as arrest warrants have been issued on Thursday for Giants cornerback Deandre Baker and Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar, who have been each accused of armed theft at a cookout they attended near Miami the evening earlier than.

Washington signed Mr. Latimer in March. He had spent the earlier two seasons with the Giants, the place he had 35 catches for 490 yards and three touchdowns in 21 video games.

He additionally returned 24 kicks for the Giants final season, averaging simply lower than 24 yards per try.

He entered the N.F.L. in 2014 after being chosen within the second spherical of the draft by the Denver Broncos and gained the 2016 Super Bowl with the group.

During his last school season at Indiana University, Mr. Latimer had over 1,000 yards receiving with 9 touchdowns and was named second-team all-Big Ten.

Evan Easterling contributed reporting.