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Teshaun Tulane’s guard and former Georgia signer Teshaun Hightower has been charged with murder, aggravated assault, battery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony in connection with a homicide in Stockbridge, Georgia, on 8 April, according to NBC Sports. Details in the Henry County police report highlighted officers responding to a call about Devante Anthony Long, who was shot that morning and later died of his injuries at the hospital.
Tulane’s Teshaun Hightower Arrested, Charged with Murder of Devante Anthony Long: Tulane guard Teshaun Hightower has been charged with murder, aggravated assault, battery and possession of a firearm during commission of a… https://t.co/I1VT4ru1XD #BNTCFBCBB #BreakingNews pic.twitter.com/pPRyI2NtT7
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Teshaun Hightower Career
Teshaun Hightower played in 29 games, made 17 starts and averaged 17.4 minutes per game as a sophomore in 2018-19 under Head Coach Tom Crean … He averaged 6.6 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.5 assists while shooting 63 of 157 (.401 ) from the field and 23 of 81 (.284) from a 3-point range … He scored 18 career points with four rebounds and four assists in 22 minutes on a 5-for-5 shot against Texas (1/26) … Named to the SEC’s First Year Academic Honor Roll in 2017-18 … Recorded action in 29 games, including three starts in the conference game as a freshman under head coach Mark Fox … He scored in double figures three times … He averaged 3.6 points, 1.4 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 11.1 minutes per game and 35-for-93 shooting (.376) overall.
Tulane’s leading scorer, Teshaun Hightower, was arrested last night and charged with murder, aggravated assault, battery, possession of a fireman during a felony stemming from an April 8th homicide in Georgia.
Hightower declared for the draft April 18th. https://t.co/PWqWdjOVGw
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Attended Mt. Zion Prep School in Baltimore Md., for the 2016-17 season…Averaged 19.6 points, 6.2 rebounds and 7.0 assists for the Warriors…Named Mt. Zion’s MVP after leading the team to a 25-10 overall record…Played at Collins Hill High School…Named All-Gwinnett County First Team by both the Gwinnett Daily Post and the Gwinnett Tipoff Club following his senior campaign with the Eagles…Voted first team All-Region 7AAAAAA as a senior after averaging 14.3 points, 3.0 rebounds and 3.8 assists to help the Eagles to a 25-5 record…Scored a game-high 26 points in the 2016 Region 7AAAAAA championship game.
Teshaun Hightower Charged With Murder
Tulane’s guard, Teshaun Hightower, was charged with murder, aggravated assault, battery, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony in connection with a murder on April 8 in Stockbridge, Georgia. There is currently no bond list for Hightower, who is currently an inmate at the Henry County Jail, according to jail records. He was to appear in court on Sunday morning. According to a Henry County police report, officers responded to a call about a person who had been shot around 11 a.m. that morning. The victim, Devante Anthony Long, died of his injuries at the hospital. Five of the six people investigators determined were involved in the shooting have been arrested, including Hightower, who was detained at 9:50 p.m. Saturday night, April 25.
Five of the six people determined by investigators to be involved in the shooting have been detained and arrested, including Hightower, who was taken into custody at 9:50 p.m. on Saturday, April 25, per the report from NBC Sports. Hightower has been active on Twitter since the date of the incident, his final message coming on April 21.
Hightower averaged 15.9 points for Tulane as a starter last season before declaring as a junior for the NBA Draft on April 18.