Teens Arrested In The Shooting Death Of Former ASU Basketball Player


Former Alabama State University basketball player Jevon Freeman was killed during a Craigslist sale gone wrong. Clayton County, GA authorities say Freeman, 25, a Covington, Ga barbershop owner was found dead in a car Wednesday after attempting to sell his iPhone on Craigslist, reports WGCL-TV. Two teenagers have been arrested in the case.

Cov News reports:

A report from the Clayton County Police Department said Freeman, 25, was shot to death around 6 p.m., Nov. 6 at a location on Highway 85 in Riverdale, where he was trying to sell the iPhone 5 he had listed for sale on Craigslist to Terrance Justin Dent, 18, of Riverdale.

According to media reports, Martha Freeman, the victim’s mother, said Jevon Freeman used Craigslist to earn extra money to help support his family.

Clayton County Police Maj. Johnny Robinson said Dent admitted to shooting Freeman and later giving the gun used in the shooting to his friend, Latrel Irving, 17, also of Riverdale. The weapon was located at Irving’s home, where he admitted to receiving the weapon from Dent.

Police arrested and charged Dent with murder, aggravated assault, possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime, tampering with evidence, and furnishing a pistol to a minor. Irving was charged with possession of a weapon by a minor, the report said.

Freeman leaves behind a fiancé and two young sons. Condolences to his family.




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