Shawn Kemp: A former NBA star has been arrested in connection with a drive-by shooting

(CNN) Former Seattle SuperSonics star Shawn Kemp, who was arrested in connection with the drive-by shooting Wednesday, has been released from prison and will not be filing any charges at this time, according to a spokesperson for the Washington State Attorney’s Office.

In a statement emailed to CNN on Thursday, a spokesperson for the Pierce County District Attorney’s office, Adam Faber, said no charges will be filed today.

“The status of this case will be ‘No Charges Filed’ pending further investigation by Tacoma Police, and Mr. Kemp will be released,” he wrote.

Kemp, 53, was arrested and booked Wednesday night in connection with the drive-by shooting, according to Darren Moss Jr. Sheriff’s office Pierce County spokesperson, W Online prison records.

Details of the alleged incident were not immediately available. CNN was unable to reach Kemp’s representative and was unable to determine whether he had legal representation.

Kemp, six times NBA An All-Star, he played 14 seasons in the league from 1989 to 2003, mainly for the Seattle SuperSonics in his first eight years. He debuted one year out of high school, and was one of the few players at the time to be drafted without playing in college.

The star forward helped Seattle to the 1996 NBA Finals, where the Sonics fell to the Chicago Bulls. Kemp has also played for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Portland Trail Blazers, and Orlando Magic.

Lives in the Seattle area She owns several cannabis dispensaries.

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