Former College of Oregon soccer signee Luke Hill was arrested and charged Tuesday with first-degree tried homicide and different felony prices after he allegedly opened fire on one other athlete.
Hill, 18, is accused of firing from a automotive at a College of Rhode Island basketball recruit in a dispute involving Hill’s ex-girlfriend, in accordance with information experiences.
Police say Hill drove by the house of Ishmael Leggett and opened fire on him after calling Leggett’s girlfriend and “threatening her about her current relationship,” ESPN reported, citing a District Courtroom of Maryland charging doc.
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The girl’s identify was redacted from the doc, however she was recognized as Hill’s ex-girlfriend.
In response to court docket data, Legget instructed police he was outdoors taking part in basketball on Monday when he “observed the suspect in a white older vehicle with tint start shooting at him.” The suspect drove off however not earlier than a neighbor’s safety caught Hill’s automotive leaving the scene.
Hill was arrested the next day and a search of his house led police to 3 firearms hidden in his bed room closet.
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“The caliber of handgun that was located in the defendant’s bedroom is the same caliber as the fired shell casing recovered from the crime scene of the shooting,” the report said.
College of Oregon spokesperson Jimmy Stanton instructed ESPN that Hill was instructed within the spring that he wouldn’t be taking part in soccer for the Geese
Hill, a defensive again who graduated from St. Frances Academy in Baltimore after withdrawing from St. John’s School Excessive Faculty in Washington, D.C., throughout his junior 12 months, had dedicated to play for Oregon, however Coach Mario Cristobal instructed The Oregonian that he was lower earlier than the arrest.
“He was informed earlier this spring that he would not be a member of our program,” his assertion learn.
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One other supply instructed ESPN that Hill by no means utilized for admission to Oregon.
He’s being held with out bond in Prince George’s County and is due again in court docket on June 19.