MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) – A Tulane University basketball player who recently declared for the NBA draft has been charged in a Georgia slaying.
Henry County Jail records show 22-year-old Teshaun Hightower was booked into jail Saturday on multiple charges, including murder and aggravated assault.
Hightower is a junior guard who led the Green Wave in scoring last season. Tulane officials say Hightower has been dismissed from the basketball program.
Henry County police said in a Facebook post that he was one of six people wanted in connection with an April 8 homicide in Stockbridge.
Police identified the man killed as Devante Anthony Long. It was not immediately clear whether Hightower had a lawyer.