John 'Hot Rod' Williams faces charge
GONZALES, La. -- Police in Louisiana have arrested former NBA player John "Hot Rod" Williams on a misdemeanor count related to gunshots fired during a party at his home.
Gonzales police tell The Advocate of Baton Rouge that Williams and his relatives told officers about eight shots were fired by an unknown person attending Saturday's party put on for members of Williams' family.
The 48-year-old Williams was booked Tuesday with "letting a disorderly place" and was given a court date.
If convicted, Williams faces a fine of up to $500, six months in prison or both.
Police say no one was injured and no property was harmed in Saturday's shooting.
Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press
MORE NBA HEADLINES
- Felton pleads guilty in gun case, spared jail
- Shelly Sterling seeks appeal-proof ruling
- Sources: Mavs close to deal with PG Nelson
- Mavs void Lewis contract due to knee issues