Titans draft choose charged with assaulting girl
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Titans fourth-round NFL draft choose Rashad Weaver has been charged by the Pittsburgh Police Division with one depend of straightforward assault in connection to an incident that occurred on April 18 at 2:28 a.m.
In response to the police report, officers discovered a girl mendacity on the bottom surrounded by a bunch of individuals on South seventeenth Avenue between East Carson and Bingham streets.
Weaver was not on the scene when the police arrived. One witness account mentioned Weaver punched the girl. One other witness mentioned she noticed the girl fall to the bottom however didn’t see Weaver punch her. The girl did not have any harm in step with a punch to the top, based on the prison grievance filed by Officer Anderson O’Kelly on Friday.
O’Kelly adopted up with the girl on April 25, and she or he informed him that she went to Ohio Valley Hospital on April 22 as a result of she was vomiting. The grievance mentioned that the girl was recognized with a concussion on the hospital.
The incident stems from an argument that Weaver and the girl bought into at a bar. Weaver informed officers who separated the 2 on the bar that the girl threw her drink on him whereas they had been arguing. The girl informed the police that she spilled her drink on Weaver.
A preliminary listening to is scheduled for Oct. 5 at Pittsburgh Municipal Court docket.
“We were made aware of this news this morning,” the Titans mentioned in a press release Monday. “We obviously take this seriously and are in the process of gathering details and working with the league.”
Weaver was chosen by the Titans with the one hundred and thirty fifth general choose after a standout profession at Pittsburgh. In 35 video games, Weaver collected 109 tackles (34 for a loss) and 17 sacks. He was named a consensus All-America defensive finish final season after 14.5 tackles for loss, 7.5 sacks and three compelled fumbles in 9 video games.