Former Oregon signee Luke Hill arrested after allegedly opening fire on URI signee over ex-girlfriend: report

Former College of Oregon soccer signee Luke Hill used to be arrested and charged Tuesday with first-degree tried homicide and different legal fees after he allegedly opened hearth on any other athlete.

Hill, 18, is accused of firing from a automotive at a College of Rhode Island basketball recruit in a dispute involving Hill’s ex-girlfriend, in step with information studies.

Police say Hill drove via the house of Ishmael Leggett and opened hearth on him after calling Leggett’s female friend and “threatening her about her present courting,” ESPN reported, mentioning a District Court docket of Maryland charging report.

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The girl’s title used to be redacted from the report, however she used to be known as Hill’s ex-girlfriend.

Consistent with courtroom data, Legget instructed police he used to be out of doors taking part in basketball on Monday when he “noticed the suspect in a white older automobile with tint get started taking pictures at him.” The suspect drove off however now not earlier than a neighbor’s safety stuck Hill’s automotive leaving the scene.

Hill used to be arrested the next day and a seek of his house led police to a few firearms hidden in his bed room closet.

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“The caliber of handgun that used to be situated within the defendant’s bed room is similar caliber because the fired shell casing recovered from the crime scene of the taking pictures,” the record said.

College of Oregon spokesperson Jimmy Stanton instructed ESPN that Hill used to be instructed within the spring that he would now not be taking part in soccer for the Geese

Hill, a defensive again who graduated from St. Frances Academy in Baltimore after taking flight from St. John’s School Prime Faculty in Washington, D.C., all over his junior yr, had dedicated to play for Oregon, however Trainer Mario Cristobal instructed The Oregonian that he used to be reduce earlier than the arrest.

“He used to be knowledgeable previous this spring that he would now not be a member of our program,” his observation learn.

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Some other supply instructed ESPN that Hill by no means implemented for admission to Oregon.

He’s being held with out bond in Prince George’s County and is due again in courtroom on June 19.

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