There has been an update in the stabbing incidet that involved NFL player Terelle Pryor!
Eariler today, we reported that NFL player Terrelle Pryor was taken to the hospital after being stabbed in the upper chest and left in critical condition.
Now, according to TMZ, the NFL wide receiver has reportedly been arrested for his role in the violent incident.
At around 2:00 p.m., TMZ reported that police had arrested and charged Pryor with simple assault due to the fact that he was involved in a “mutual combat” incident.
The female that was involved in the situation is said to be Pryor’s girlfriend 24-year-old Shalaya Briston. She was also charged with Criminal Attempt Homicide and Aggravated Assault but has since been released.
Shalaya Briston was walked out of police headquarters and taken to the Allegheny County Jail. She’s charged with attempted criminal homicide in stabbing of Terrelle Pryor. Pryor is charged with simple assault. @WPXI pic.twitter.com/mIbwZJ1gcI
— Amy Hudak (@amy_hudak) November 30, 2019
Authorities say that they located a semi-automatic pistol in the front passenger seat of Pryor’s Mercedes-Benz which also had traces of blood inside. According to WPXI reporter Amy Hudak, there was also a Glock pistol with a flashlight recovered.
Hudak also reports a witness at the hospital was overheard saying, “We should have just let him die.” Hudak says witnesses told police the two had a “very volatile relationship” and that Pryor “always had his hands all over her.”
The authorities have also released a statement saying;
“Upon further investigation by detectives in the Violent Crimes Unit, it was learned the male’s injuries were incurred during an earlier dispute inside an apartment on the 200 block of Heinz Street on the city’s North Side. During that altercation, a female victim also received injuries.”
“After consultation with the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office, police have arrested two people believed to be mutual combatants in this incident.”
Terrelle is currently a free agent after the Jacksonville Jaguars released him this season. He has played for 9 teams, including the Raiders, Chiefs, Browns, Redskins, Jets, and Jags.
As more news is released in this matter, we will continue to update the website!