ENGLEWOOD, Colo.—A Washington Redskins player is facing five charges, including felony illegal discharge of a firearm, following his arrest in a Denver suburb Saturday morning.
“We are aware of the situation and have informed the NFL League Office,” a Washington Redskins team spokesman said. “We will continue to gather more information and have no further comment at this time.”
Deputies say they found three individuals in the apartment at the Zenith Meridian Apartments, one with minor injuries unrelated to a gunshot.
Latimer was taken into custody and is also facing charges of second-degree assault, menacing, prohibited use of a weapon, and reckless endangerment.
Latimer posted a $25,000 bond and was released later Saturday morning.
Latimer, a wide receiver, joined the Redskins in March after two years with the New York Giants and four years before that with the Denver Broncos.
The sheriff’s office says it is continuing to investigate.