Celtics' Jabari Bird pleads not guilty to assault, kidnapping, strangulation
Bird was arrested on Saturday after the incident and was last reported to be under guard in a Boston hospital.Boston Celtics guard Jabari Bird pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges of domestic assault, strangulation, and kidnapping. Bail was set at $100,000 - with $50,000 required in cash - according to MassLive's Jacqueline Tempera.
Boston Celtics guard Jabari Bird is facing several charges following a domestic incident in which a victim was injured, police said. Bird , a second-round draft choice of the Celtics in 2017, signed a two-year contract with the team this summer after splitting his rookie season between Boston and the
BOSTON — Boston Celtics guard Jabari Bird is facing charges after what authorities are calling a domestic incident . Police said the victim involved was brought to a different hospital to be treated for injuries sustained in the incident . Police said complaints would be sought against Bird for assault
BOSTON — Boston Celtics guard Jabari Bird is facing charges after what authorities are calling a domestic incident.
The Boston Police Department said in a brief statement Saturday that Bird was being guarded by police at a hospital and was undergoing an evaluation after the incident Friday in the city's Brighton neighborhood.
Police said the victim involved was brought to a different hospital to be treated for injuries sustained in the incident.
Police said complaints would be sought against Bird for assault and battery, strangulation and kidnapping. No other details were immediately released.
The Celtics said in statement that the team was aware of the incident and was "taking it very seriously."
A 2017 second-round draft pick from California, Bird spent most of last season with the Maine Red Claws in the G-League.
Dallas police officer enters wrong apartment, fatally shoots man .
Dallas police said the officer called for help and told responding officers that "she entered the victim's apartment believing that it was her own."A man was killed late Thursday when a Dallas police officer returning home from her shift entered the wrong apartment in her building and eventually opened fire, authorities said.