Ex-NBA Star Charged in Murder Is Freed On Bail

A detained former guard of the Washington Wizards who was accused of shooting dead a women in August in Atlanta is now freed from prison after posting $230,000 bond to his pending murder case. Javaris Crittenton was released after he posted the bond to his case. Agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested Crittenton earlier inside the John Wayne Airport in Orange County in Southern California.

Crittenton was checking in at Delta Air Lines flight bound for Los Angeles when he was busted by FBI agents who earlier joined law enforcement agencies seeking for his immediate arrest. The former NBA star was charged for the fatal shooting of Julian Jones, 22,  last August 19 in Atlanta. Jones, a mother of four was then walking in the area along with two men when she was shot allegedly by Crittenton.

In the initial police investigation, one of the companions of Jones was the actual target in the shooting as revenge for robbing Crittenton earlier but unfortunately it was the woman who got killed in the incident. Before his NBA stint, Crittenton previously played for the Georgia Tech where he was the team’s starting point-guard.