Boston Celtics guard Jabari Bird has been arrested after allegedly assaulting, strangling and kidnapping an unidentified person in a domestic incident, according to Boston police.
A police spokesman said Bird is being “guarded by the Boston police at a local hospital” for evaluation. The victim was taken to a different hospital due to their injuries. Bird, 24, is expected to appear in court Monday, where he will face charges of assault and battery, strangulation and kidnapping.
The Celtics acknowledged in a statement that they were “aware of the incident” involving Bird and are “taking it very seriously.”