Ja Morant Being Investigated By Police For Showing Off Gun On Instagram Live

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Memphis Grizzlies star Ja Morant is facing serious legal consequences due to his off-court behavior.

On Saturday morning, Morant went viral after showing off a gun while at a strip club during an Instagram live feed.

According to a report from TMZ, Colorado police are now investigating Morant.


Cops are now investigating Ja Morant after the NBA superstar was seen on video over the weekend brandishing a firearm … TMZ Sports has learned.

A spokesperson for the Glendale Police Department in Colorado tells us they launched the probe into the matter shortly after Morant went on Instagram Live from what appeared to be a strip club with a gun in his hand.

According to the spokesperson, cops “have confirmed the incident took place at a bar in Glendale” — adding, “We are investigating the matter.”

No further details surrounding the probe were given.

ESPN confirmed TMZ’s report.

Morant could be facing a lengthy suspension from the NBA, as league rules prohibit a player from possessing a firearm while in team property or traveling with the team.

Morant has since apologized for the video and said he was going to seek help.

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