|If McClain must return home to Decatur, AL, we'd suggest he not leave the house. (US PRESSWIRE)|
Posted by Ryan Wilson
UPDATE: Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain has been arrested in connection with an altercation Wednesdy night in Decatur, Alabama, WAFF 48 reports. Lt. John Crouch of the Decatur Police Department told CSNBayArea.com that, “I can tell you that Rolando McClain is under arrest. He’s been charged with third degree assault, menacing, reckless endangerment and discharging a firearm in city limits. He is still in custody.”
Some free advice for Raiders linebacker Rolando McClain: stay out of Alabama. The team's former first-round pick out of the University of Alabama was at the scene of a reported shooting Wednesday night in his hometown of Decatur.
According to the Huntsville Times, police received a report of gunshots at 10:20 p.m. and arrived to find one person injured. The victim refused treatment, but drove to Decatur General Hospital, where he was treated and released. Lt. John Crouch said that McClain was present when the fight took place.
It's the second time this year McClain has been present when gunshots were fired. Both incidents took place in Decatur.
In January, someone fired shots at McClain's Chevy Tahoe. The Raiders linebacker told police that he thought it came from a group standing on a street corner as he drove past. McClain wasn't hurt (which is more than we can say for Josh Freeman who injured his thumb over Halloween at the firing range) but officers found a slug near the vehicle's rear hatch.
The Raiders told CSNBayArea.com that "We are aware of the incident. At this time, we have no further comment."
McClain has started 25 of a possible 27 games since joining the NFL in 2010, including 10 starts in 2011. He has 57 tackles and two sacks this season.
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