Shots were fired and police found a 9mm shell casing at the scene. Luckily Jennifer Lacey, Holdsclaw’s ex, wasn’t physically injured.
According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
An arrest warrant was issued for former basketball star Chamique Holdsclaw on Thursday after a dispute with a woman allegedly turned violent, Atlanta police said.
Holdsclaw, 35, of Smyrna, was not in custody Thursday afternoon, according to jail records. The warrant is for aggravated assault, criminal damage to property and reckless conduct, police said.
Jennifer Lacy, who described herself as Holdsclaw’s former girlfriend, told police she was working out at a church on Ponce de Leon Avenue on Tuesday when Holdsclaw approached her and said she wanted to put some items in Lacy’s car.
According to an incident report obtained by Channel 2 Action News, as Lacy drove from the church she smelled gasoline inside her vehicle and noticed that Holdsclaw was following her.
Lacy, who is also a professional basketball player, said she drove to a friend’s house on Hemphill Avenue, at which time Holdsclaw got out of her car with a baseball bat and began smashing the windows in Lacy’s Range Rover, the report said.
After breaking the driver’s side window, a rear passenger’s window and the rear window, Holdsclaw produced a handgun, fired inside the SUV and fled the scene, the report said.
Holdsclaw played 12 seasons in the WNBA, including one year with the Atlanta Dream, in 2009.
She was the No. 1 selection in the 1999 draft, after a four-year career at the University of Tennessee, where she led the Lady Vols to three consecutive national championships. She last played for the San Antonio Silver Stars in 2010.
In her autobiography, “Breaking Through: Beating The Odds Shot After Shot,” Holdsclaw describes her childhood in the housing projects of Queens, N.Y., and her battle with depression early in her professional career.
She currently serves as a spokeswoman for Active Minds, an organization “dedicated to empowering students to speak openly about mental health in order to educate others and increase help seeking,” according to the group’s website.
Lacy, 29, plays for the WNBA’s Tulsa Shock. She played for the Dream in 2008.
Well damn…hopefully Chamique gets the anger management help she desperately needs after she turns herself in!
As of 10pm this evening, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution is reporting Chamique has been arrested…
Former basketball star Chamique Holdsclaw turned herself in Thursday night after an arrest warrant was issued following a dispute with a woman that allegedly turned violent, Atlanta police said.
Holdsclaw, 35, of Smyrna, was booked into the Fulton County jail shortly before 9 p.m., according to jail records. She was charged with aggravated assault, criminal damage to property and reckless conduct, police said. Her bond was set at $10,000, jail records show.
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