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Celtics G/F Terrence Williams arrested for alleged gun threats

By Matt Moore | NBA writer

Terrence Williams was reportedly arrested Sunday.   (Getty Images)
Terrence Williams was reportedly arrested Sunday. (Getty Images)

Television station KING in Seattle first reported Sunday night that former Louisville Cardinal and current Boston Celtic Terrence Williams has been arrested on charges of brandishing a firearm during a child visitation Sunday afternoon.

Police later confirmed the arrest to various media outlets including the Seattle Times which had more details on the arrest:

The incident happened around 1:55 p.m. Sunday in downtown Kent. The victim is a woman who told police she has a 10-year-old son whose father is Williams.

The woman told police that Williams had a scheduled visitation exchange with the boy on Sunday, and during the exchange in a downtown Kent parking lot, the two began arguing. The woman told police that Williams brandished a firearm and made threats. He then left the area.

Police said they later located Williams and took him into custody.

via NBA player Terrence Williams arrested in Kent for gun threats | NBA | The Seattle Times.

Williams, 25, was born in and went to high school in Washington state, before attending Louisville. He played 24 regular season games with the Celtics this season after returning from the CBA in China, along with five playoff appearances. He averaged five points, two rebounds, and 2 assists in the regular season with Boston, eventually signing a multi-year deal with the Celtics.

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