A Notre Dame football wide receiver was reportedly arrested early Sunday morning. The Fighting Irish have since confirmed that the arrest is being handled by the criminal justice system.
Irish Sports Daily is reporting that Notre Dame wide receiver Javon McKinley was arrested on Sunday morning. The wide receiver, a California native, was reportedly arrested for Resisting Law Enforcement and Battery.
McKinley, a Corona, California native, was a four-star recruit coming out of high school.
#NotreDame WR Javon McKinley was arrested early Sunday morning.
Details here including an official statement from the University: https://t.co/rKOQMgJQLf
— Matt Freeman (@mattfreemanISD) February 11, 2019
Irish Sports Daily had more details:
According to public records, Notre Dame wide receiver Javon McKinley was arrested early on Sunday morning.
The Corona, Calif. native was arrested for Resisting Law Enforcement (Def. knowingly or intentionally flees from a law enforcement officer after the officer has, by visible or audible means, including operation of the law enforcement officer’s siren or emergency lights, identified himself or herself and ordered the person to stop) and Battery or BBW resulting in bodily injury to public safety officer while engaged in official duties.
Notre Dame released the following statement to Irish Sports Daily:
“The incident is being handled by the criminal justice system. As for internal discipline, we do not publicly discuss specific cases, and impose sanctions as warranted.”
McKinley was ranked the No. 18 WR in the country coming out of high school.
Stay tuned for more updates.