Richard Sherman has found himself in hot water.
As first reported by NFL insider Ian Rapoport, the NFL cornerback has been arrested for “burglary domestic violence” at the Seattle Correctional Facility at 6:08 a.m. local time.
King County public records also reveal that though he tried to post bail, it was denied, and the charges are reportedly being investigated as a felony.
According to Seahawks Joe Fann, a police spokesperson said a 911 call from the residence came in at 2 a.m., with the caller revealing that an adult male family member who doesn’t live there was trying to force his way into the home.
When police arrived, the suspect was located outside the home. Allegedly, he initially fought with police but was taken into a local hospital to be checked out. He was cleared and booked into King County Correctional Facility.
Sherman, a Compton native, is currently a free agent and played his last two seasons with the 49ers, but the incident occurred where he began his career and won a Super Bowl. Recently it was reported that him rejoining the Seahawks is still a possibility.
“He makes a home on the West Coast, still has a home in Seattle, most people think he’d like to still play on the West Coast, and Seattle needs cornerback help. … Seattle needs to figure out the [Jamal] Adams money allocation before they take resources elsewhere, because a guy like Sherman, he’s not going to take the minimum,” ESPN reporter Jeremy Fowler said on SportsCenter.
The NFL Players Association has released a statement about Sherman’s arrest, noting that they are monitoring the situation closely.
Twitter reacted to the news as well and was pretty shocked:
Twitter Reacts To Richard Sherman's Domestic Violence Arrest
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Oh Richard Sherman is trending, he must’ve got sign- pic.twitter.com/TuJURY905X— Daire Carragher (@DaireCarragher) July 14, 2021
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Would really like to hear some context on the Richard Sherman situation because this seems pretty out of character for him.— Aaron Leming (@AaronLemingNFL) July 14, 2021
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Me when I clicked on Richard Sherman trending thinking he signed somewhere pic.twitter.com/10tfRbpNi5— All Sports Culture (@ASCSportsMedia) July 14, 2021
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My immediate reaction to the recent Richard Sherman news:— Schlasser (@UrinatingTree) July 14, 2021
Just feels so out of character. pic.twitter.com/SJsLEw0nGj
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To clarify, a booking of burglary domestic violence for NFL's Richard Sherman in Seattle doesn't necessarily mean he's being accused of putting his hands on someone, he may just be accused of illegally entering & refusing to leave a house or biz. See thread for more. 👇— Amy Dash (@AmyDashTV) July 14, 2021
NFL Star Richard Sherman Arrested On Domestic Violence Charge was originally published on cassiuslife.com