Tulane Guard Teshaun Hightower Charged With Murder In Georgia
Written by B87FM on April 26, 2020
Tulane basketball participant Teshaun Hightower was arrested Saturday and charged with homicide in reference to a murder in Stockbridge, Georgia, that happened earlier in April.
Hightower, Tulane’s main scorer final season, was being held within the Henry County Jail with out bail on Sunday. He’s charged with felony homicide, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm throughout the fee of a felony, and battery. He was scheduled to look in courtroom Sunday morning.
As for the incident itself, it reportedly occurred on April eight when Hightower allegedly shot 24-year previous Devante Anthony Lengthy at an residence complicated. He later died on the hospital.
In keeping with a Fb submit by the Henry County Police Division, Hightower is one in every of six males who have been topics within the murder investigation. 5 of the boys have been in custody on Sunday, together with Hightower’s brother, Jeffery. One man nonetheless hadn’t been arrested, in line with jail information
Tulane introduced Sunday afternoon that Hightower had been dismissed from the workforce following his arrest. Hightower, a local of Lithonia, Georgia, transferred to Tulane final yr after enjoying two seasons at Georgia. He introduced April 18 that he was coming into the NBA draft however nonetheless had one season of eligibility remaining.