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Suspect arrested in death of ex-Texas Tech star & former Memphis Grizzlies player Andre Emmett

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police say one man has been arrested and a second suspect was being sought in last month’s slaying of former NBA and Texas Tech stand...
Former Texas Tech Player Killed

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police say one man has been arrested and a second suspect was being sought in last month’s slaying of former NBA and Texas Tech standout Andre Emmett.

WFAA-TV reports 32-year-old Keith Johnson was being held Monday on a capital murder charge with bond set at $500,000. Online Dallas County jail records didn’t immediately list an attorney representing Johnson, who was booked Friday.

Investigators say Johnson and a second suspect allegedly shot Emmett during a Sept. 23 robbery attempt. Police say 37-year-old Emmett was sitting in his vehicle outside his residence when two men approached and he was fatally shot while trying to flee.

Emmett scored 2,256 career points from 2001-04 with the Red Raiders. After college, Emmett played one season each with the Memphis Grizzlies and New Jersey Nets.

FILE – In this Jan 4, 2004, file photo, Texas Tech’s Andre Emmett (14) tries to shoot around Ohio State’s Terence Dials during the first half of an NCAA basketball game at Value City Arena in Columbus, Ohio. WFAA-TV reports investigators say Keith Johnson and a second suspect allegedly shot former NBA and Texas Tech standout Emmett during a Sept. 23, 2019, robbery attempt. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)

Information from: WFAA-TV, http://www.wfaa.com