Saints' Alvin Kamara amongst 4 males indicted in battery case

New Orleans Saints working again Alvin Kamara, Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Chris Lammons and two completely different males have been indicted by a grand jury for allegedly assaulting a particular person at a Las Vegas nightclub in February 2022.

All 4 males have been indicted on expenses of conspiracy to commit battery and battery ensuing in substantial bodily harm.

Kamara’s attorneys, Drew Findling, David Z. Chesnoff and Richard A. Schonfeld, mentioned in an announcement Thursday that he intends to contest the expenses.

“The State has prevented a contested preliminary listening to by indicting Mr. Kamara. He intends to vigorously battle the allegations at trial as he was defending himself and others on the time of the incident,” the assertion mentioned.

The indictment signifies that the case will transfer from Las Vegas Justice courtroom to district courtroom on March 2.

The listening to for the case was continued a quantity of instances final 12 months and Kamara did not get hold of any punishment by the NFL as a outcome of of this, pushing any potential suspension into the 2023 season or past.

A civil lawsuit was filed in opposition to Kamara in October by Darnell Greene Jr., the one which alleges he was attacked. The lawsuit alleges that Kamara and the three completely different males beat Greene and stomped on him when he was on the floor unconscious outdoors the nightclub on the morning of Feb. 5, 2022, the evening time earlier than the expert Bowl.

Greene’s lawsuit asks for a jury trial and compensatory and punitive damages of a minimal of $10 million. It seeks $5 million in exact damages for “pecuniary losses, ache and struggling, disfigurement, psychological anguish, and previous, current, and future medical funds” and $5 million in exemplary damages.

Kamara, 27, is a 5-time professional Bowl selection who rushed for 897 yards and two touchdowns in 15 video games this previous season. He caught fifty seven passes for 490 yards and two touchdowns.

Lammons, previously with the Kansas metropolis Chiefs, was just recently claimed off waivers by the Bengals.


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