A son of basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was once charged Monday within the stabbing of a neighbor in a dispute over a trash can previous this 12 months, government mentioned.
Adam Abdul-Jabbar, 28, is accused of stabbing his 60-year-old neighbor with a big looking knife and fracturing the person’s cranium within the incident June nine, the Orange County, California, district lawyer’s place of work mentioned in a observation.
The sufferer, who wasn’t known, just about died from blood loss after collapsing out of doors the emergency room the place his spouse drove him, the observation mentioned.
Abdul-Jabbar was once charged with 3 legal counts of attack with a perilous weapon and different crimes. He faces a most sentence of just about 10 years in jail, the observation mentioned.
The DA’s place of work mentioned the argument started after the sufferer, who stocks a driveway with Abdul-Jabbar, faced Abdul-Jabbar after he did not soak up trash cans for an aged roommate.
Abdul-Jabbar is accused of stabbing the person a couple of instances, together with at the back of the pinnacle, inflicting the person’s cranium fracture and mind bleeding.
In a observation to NBC Information, an lawyer for Abdul-Jabbar, Shawn Holley, mentioned it was once the “complaining witness” who “initiated the altercation and it was once Mr. Abdul-Jabbar who contacted the police to document it.”
“For those causes and plenty of extra, we’re dissatisfied that this example was once filed, however stand able to deal with the costs in courtroom,” Holley mentioned.
Courtroom information display that Abdul-Jabbar was once launched from prison on June 11 on $25,000 bond.
He’s scheduled to be arraigned Sept. nine.