Shamarr Bowden Arrested On Gun Charges In Greensboro

3:19 PM, Apr 30, 2012   |    comments
  • Shamarr Bowden, Guilford Co Jail
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Greensboro, NC-- A Greensboro man who plays basketball for East Carolina University is facing gun charges.

According to the US Marshal's Office, they arrested and charged Shamarr Bowden, 22 Monday afternoon in a parking lot.

Bowden was taken into custody without incident in the parking lot of the Hayes-Taylor Memorial YMCA on East Market Street.

Officers said Bowden was wanted for Criminal Possession of a Loaded Weapon and Prohibited Use of a Firearm by the Rochester Police Department. The charges stemmed from a party over Easter weekend when Bowden allegedly brandished a .45 caliber handgun and fired several rounds into the air.

Bowden was booked into the Guilford County Detention Center.

According to ECU's website Bowden plays guard and is listed as a Junior at the school.

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