The son of billionaire basketball superstar Michael Jordan was arrested in Arizona for allegedly assaulting hospital staff Friday night.
Jeffrey Jordan was arrested at the hospital after suffering a fall and hitting his head on a table at the bar Casa Amigos in Scottsdale. He scuffled with security at the bar and was taken to the hospital for a ‘medical condition.’
At the hospital, Jordan became involved in an altercation with hospital staff. He was arrested for aggravated assault on a health care professional. He was later released from the Scottsdale city jail.
KNXV-TV of Phoenix reported that Jordan was not formally charged with anything and may not face charges. The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office will review the case and make the final decision on next steps.
From The Daily Beast: Jordan, 32, fell and hit his head while at a bar in Scottsdale, Arizona. He allegedly became agitated toward security and began swinging, forcing police to help escort him to the hospital. Once there, he allegedly became combative toward staff, requiring an aggravated assault report to be filed. Sources close to Jordan told TMZ he was disoriented due to the fall.
From ABC: While he was being treated at the hospital, Jordan allegedly assaulted hospital staff.
Jordan was booked on aggravated assault charges and released from the hospital at around 1:20 p.m and taken to Scottsdale City Jail for processing.
Police say Jordan was released from jail less than an hour later at around 2:14 p.m.
Officials say Jordan has yet to be charged with anything, only booked on one count of aggravated assault on a healthcare professional.
Further details surrounding the alleged assault have not been released.
Jeffrey is accused of assaulting hospital staff while being treated for the injury he sustained at the bar. A report for aggravated assault, a felony, was taken at the hospital.
As for Jeffrey’s side, our sources tell us he was confused and disoriented following the fall.
Jordan was NOT arrested or charged with a crime. As of this morning, he still remains in the hospital.
Police tell us the relevant reports will be sent to the Maricopa County Prosecutors Office … where they will review the case and determine if charges are warranted.