Back in January, a report out of Phoenix, Ariz. revealed that Suns players Marcus and Markieff Morris were being investigated in connection with an alleged assault that took place outside of a gym. At the time, there were no details released about the crime in question. But late last night, the Arizona Republic put out a detailed report about the assault—and it's even more scandalous than we ever could have imagined.
According to the Arizona Republic, a man named Erik Hood—who says that he's a former mentor/financial supporter for the Morris twins—claims that he was assaulted by the Suns players and three other men at the Nina Mason Pulliam Recreation & Sports Complex while watching a basketball game with a female companion. Phoenix police believe Hood was attacked because the Morris twins found out about several "inappropriate" text messages that he had sent to Thomasine Morris, Marcus and Markieff's mother. A friend of the Morris twins reportedly saw the texts and told the Morris twins about them, which led to the alleged assault.
The Morris twins have denied any role in the assault. But Hood has identified them and one of their friends Julius Kane as three of the five people who attacked him. Witnesses have also told police that a Rolls-Royce Phantom was seen fleeing from the scene after the assault. As of right now, no one has been arrested in connection with the crime. But police are still investigating, so stay tuned for further details.
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[via Arizona Republic]