At some point after his arrest, prosecutors confirmed that Shawn Kemp was launched from jail after prosecutors determined he would face no quick prison costs. “This case’s standing will likely be ‘No Fees Filed’ pending additional investigation by Tacoma Police, and Mr. Kemp will likely be launched,” Adam Faber, a spokesperson for the Pierce County Prosecutor’s Workplace informed CNN in a press release.
Detailing the capturing in a press release (through the Related Press), Kemp’s legal professional, V. Scott Boatman, defined that some folks broke into the NBA star’s automobile on March 7, making manner with a lot of his issues together with an iPhone. Upon monitoring it, Kemp discovered the mobile phone in a automobile in a car parking zone. Nevertheless, whereas he tried to retrieve his belongings from the automobile, Kemp was shot at, leaving him no different possibility however to fireside again in self-defense. “There was not a drive-by capturing as beforehand reported and Mr. Kemp’s actions had been affordable and legally justified,” Boatman added.
In fact, Kemp’s latest arrest shouldn’t be his first run-in with the regulation. Again in 2005, the previous Seattle SuperSonics energy ahead was arrested for drug possession — a cost to which he pled responsible, per The U.S Solar. One 12 months later, Kemp was but once more arrested and charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession.