Keith Appling was arrested Monday by Michigan State Police in connection to a fatal shooting that occurred Saturday night on Detroit’s west side.
The former Michigan State University basketball star was named a suspect in the shooting that left a 66-year-old man dead Saturday. Police say Appling fired multiple gunshots, then fled the scene in a Buick Regal, and a search ensued for Appling on Sunday.
According to police, Appling, 29, got in a verbal altercation with the victim that turned physical before shots were fired at about 7 p.m. Saturday. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
Appling was arrested without incident by state troopers. A firearm was also recovered during the arrest, according to MSP.
The incident is still under investigation.