A Dallas man has been arrested in connection with the murder of former NBA player Andre Emmett.

Keith Johnson, 32, was booked into Dallas County Jail Saturday night on a capital murder cost in connection with the Sept. 23 capturing, WFAA-TV reported.

Police beforehand stated they had been on the lookout for two suspects, who they are saying robbed a watch and necklace from the 37-year-old ex-New Jersey Net earlier than killing him.

Emmett gave up the objects and tried to run away — when one of many suspects shot him, cops stated.

Emmett who additionally performed for the Memphis Grizzles throughout his two seasons in the league, had lately change into a father.

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Police didn’t say whether or not Johnson was the shooter.

The suspect was being held in lieu of $500,000 bond Sunday night.

This article was initially revealed by the New York Post.

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